Tag Archive | fairy tales

Wind Myths

This is a letter I sent to my local paper. Wind myths   “We should use all forms of energy.” Burning buffalo chips is a form of energy—a renewable one at that. Can we look forward to a new line of buffalo chip stoves? Wyoming is claimed to not like regulations, but this is blatantly […]

(from Climate4kids.blogspot.com)

Promised Land, part deux

Just saw a trailer for the Matt Damon movie “Promised Land”. Perhaps we should look beyond this to “Promised Land, part deux”. Having driven off the evil gas drillers and celebrated heartily, the farmers return to their farms and crops. An early hail storm destroys most of the crop, so replanting is necessary. Deeply in […]


Wandering Words


“We do not believe any group of men adequate enough or wise enough to operate without scrutiny or without criticism. We know that the only way to avoid error is to detect it, that the only way to detect it is to be free to inquire. We know that in secrecy error undetected will flourish and subvert”. - J Robert Oppenheimer.