Monthly Archives: January 2016

Temperatures Rising

The important part of the recent, mind-boggling vote by the U.S. Senate to deny humans as the cause of climate change is that they were acknowledging with the vote that climate change is taking place at all. A big step … Continue reading

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Once Upon an Island

This history of Jekyll Island Georgia reads like the history of America in miniature. Originally occupied by the Guale-Creek Nation who called the island Ospo, the Spanish were the first Europeans to make it here with the usual missionaries and … Continue reading

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My Country ‘Tis of This

The spectacular national and state parks all over this country are a strong reminder of how American life is, in many ways, an outcome of how people all around this land met the physical challenges the North American continent presents. … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge

Meet Carey and Jake. I found them at the Myrtle Beach State Park campgrounds this past week. They live together in a handicapped access van on Carey’s Social Security disability, traveling from one state park to another. This time of … Continue reading

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The Marshes at Ft. McCallister

The campground at Ft. McCallister, GA is set on a place called Savage Island a few miles across the marshes from the fort museum. This was the last stop for Sherman in his famous march to the sea. Tomorrow I’ll … Continue reading

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Children of Light

Our fathers wrung their bread from stocks and stones And fenced their gardens with the Redmen’s bones; Embarking from the Nether Land of Holland, Pilgrims unhouseled by Geneva’s night, They planted here the Serpent’s seeds of light; And here the … Continue reading

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Sunrise at Myrtle Beach

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