Bioasis

If you haven't already seen it, the largest grasshopper I have seen in the city in many years is perched on the brown cattail in the foreground. On what the "let's spite the liberals by pooping where we eat" crowd would call a 'hippie-dippy waste of money,' a patch of wetland the size of a... Continue Reading →

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Treehugging Is Good For You

I've heard the "treehugger" sneer often enough in my life, and it makes no sense to me. As if valuing the resources and beauty in nature is bad. As if having some housepride in our common home, Earth, and keeping it looking and functioning well is foolish. As if simply not metaphorically pooping where we... Continue Reading →

A Happy Future Earth

A little earlier, I wrote about pessimism in science fiction. Seemed like a nice idea to follow that up with an optimistic little story doodle. (Untitled 100 word short-short) The children gasp happily at the view as the shuttle door opens. They set up the picnic on matted needles under a gnarled pine by the... Continue Reading →

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