But why is it “bizarre” to take into consideration how groundwater moves over time? What’s bizarre is to allow any pollution of our groundwater at all by a big, industrial source.
Feeding the Birds By John Kaufman for W.S. Merwin Here in the city we try to remember the birds, offering seed to nourish nothing but flight and song. We have sown plants […]
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As someone who likes to saunter and sit along shores, I was pleased to learn via Oceana that tomorrow, Sept. 6th, has been declared World Shorebirds Day, a celebration which includes a global […]
Posts on The Afternoon Journal will resume in September with a more national, diverse perspective. In the meantime, please see the list of the most recent posts and comments (as well as […]
Went for a walk today along the river. Took my camera.
Beauty and Truth Windows let in spring’s bare light, the early drab before leaf and petal glamorize the season. I must refrain from reason now– this art a beautiful indirection that […]