ANOTHER PIG CAFO STORY

ANOTHER PIG CAFO STORY

I debuted my new environmentally themed presentation, Life is a River – A Bend Beyond, to a sizable and engaged audience at the Library Center a month ago. I have received many comments of encouragement since. Things like: “Thanks for sharing your story and...
Bull Creek Rewind

Bull Creek Rewind

I’ve heard it said that old men are occasionally allowed to wax sentimental.  I definitely pass the age threshold, and writing about Swan Creek and Bull Creek back to back trigger the sentimentality meter.  So here goes.  I apologize in advance! About a month ago,...
Swan Creek Meanderings

Swan Creek Meanderings

I’ve busted up more than one canoe on beautiful Swan Creek.  I even turned one inside out – a long story.  But that’s not what this post is all about. Dr. Jim Baker, Missouri State University and host of Ozarks Watch Video Magazine (PBS), must be a real glutton...
Earth Day #49

Earth Day #49

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”- Gandhi   This was the tag line on the bottom of my pocket calendar, this 4th week of April, 2019. So random, so timely, so vital. I saw so many people doing just this last Monday on Earth Day at the square in...
Let’s Go Floatin’

Let’s Go Floatin’

OK. Change of plans. I’ll write about Earth Day #49 next post. More on that soon. For now my mind has gone floating. As in float trip, canoeing, spring runs on our amazing Ozarks’ streams. A weekend of snow, rain, and now temperatures soaring into the mid 70’s is...
Life Is A River – A Bend Beyond

Life Is A River – A Bend Beyond

OK, I’m officially inspired. To do something beyond writing. Beyond my books, my blogs, my bitching, my moaning. So I went back to my original blog from last July 8. “I hope it (the blog) stirs some emotion, some passion, some reaction, some action.” My reference...