conservation / Environment / Nature / photography / Trees

A Tree is a Tree

I’ve been doing some research for a book review and couldn’t resist posting this remarkable Ronald Reagan quote from a speech he gave in 1966 in which he opposed expansion of Redwood National Park: “A tree is a tree. How many more do you have to look at?” Thank goodness, there are enough right-thinking people across this country … Continue reading

Animals / current events Middle East / Dairy / Folktails / Nature / Society / Superstition

Go Get Your Goat!–….and update what happened next.

Old Phrase:  Go Get Your Goat!  Basic Definition: To annoy you to the point of getting quite bothered about something… Sub Definition: Goat: The goat is a metaphor for your state of peacefulness. When your goat is with you, you are calm and collected. When your goat is stolen, you become angry and upset. Notes: Getting … Continue reading

Curiosities / Environment / Film / Innovation / Nature / Outdoor Adventures / Science / Technology

Diving Deep: James Cameron’s 7 Mile Descent

Film Director extraordinaire James Cameron is one of the world’s most intensely curious inhabitants.  He has stretched the boundaries of film, imagination and now too science with his record shattering deep-sea dive 2 years ago, 7 miles into pitch darkness at the bottom of the ocean.  He is one of the newer uber-wealthy who happily for the … Continue reading