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30 Day Writing Challenge — Day 12: Two Words/Phrases That Make You Laugh

The National Parks should be privatized. Climate change either isn’t real or isn’t caused by humans. But the laughter brought on by these phrases probably is not the kind of laughter that the writer of the Challenge list meant. Actually, … Continue reading

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Greens and Browns

Remember this picture?  I posted it on Facebook a few weeks ago, asking people what this looked like. Or what these colors brought to mind: Lots of people responded with answers from ‘shamrock’ to ‘Princess Leia’. With apologies to Star … Continue reading

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The Next Generation

Yesterday, a park visitor came into the Kawuneeche Visitor Center and after the customary ‘Hello’ asked about the dead trees in the park. My friend Stu was on desk duty, and with his jovial smile asked the woman, “If a … Continue reading

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The Death of Rocky’s Pine Forests: An Analogy for Modern America

Each of us on the staff here has a different set of park resources that fascinates us, that we have studied in depth. Off the top of my head, I can think of individual rangers, each of whom specializes in … Continue reading

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