Hand of Ananke

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Posts tagged "Environment"

What Does the Tracy Morgan Car Wreck Have To Do With Fracking? A Lot, Actually.


Some will accuse me of politicizing a tragedy, I am perfectly OK with that. When the facts are relevant you should not shy from offending the sensibilities of others, especially when those sensibilities are paper-thin to begin with. It seems a bit of a stretch, I know but hear me out, because what happened to the popular, former SNL star has a connection to very legitimate concerns about…

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Poetry Month Celebration Day 22

I give my folks grief, and sometimes rightfully so, but I will say I hold strong to the values they actively passed on to me: the love for my fellow man and for my Earth. I wished they bore themselves some of that love so I had a better example to do the same and would not have come to that lesson so late in life, but it is what it is. They did teach me to appreciate the world’s quiet places…

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Poetry Month Celebration Day 16

A little Earth Day poetry for you. It makes me sad how so many of our fellow travelers stick their heads in the sand. We are killing ourselves and making the world a less beautiful place in the process.  She has taken care of all her kids for almost 4 billion years and us for 200,000 (2 million if you count ALL hominids.) Good children take care of their parents in their dotage. (more…)

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