Keeping all the Pieces…

I am reading “The World is Blue”, by Sylvia Earle.  This informative book is passionate, if scary, and I am rethinking my assumptions.  She quotes decade-long president of the Nature Conservancy , John C. Sawhill, as saying, “In the end, our society will be defined not only by what we create, but by what weContinue reading “Keeping all the Pieces…”

Marine Biology, Here in the Heartland…

Lord Byron wrote, “Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean-roll! Ten thousand fleets over thee in vain; Man marks the earth with ruin- his control Stops with the shore.” Alas, we are learning that this isn’t so.  For junior year high school this year, my daughter and I were given marine biology to study.Continue reading “Marine Biology, Here in the Heartland…”


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