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Review of “The Nature Principle” by Richard Louv

Who needs nature? In an age when we rely so much on technology — for finding our way, amusing ourselves during “down time” (is it really down time if we’re staring at a screen?), staying in touch with people, managing our … Continue reading

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You’ll fly through “The Longest Race” by Ed Ayres

It’s no secret that I’m a nature lover. And my recent trek around Death Valley National Park has stirred up some long-held ideas about responsibility for our land, so it was perfect timing for me to receive a preview copy … Continue reading

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127 Hours: Aron Ralston Movie Review

Could you do it? Would you do it? Cut off your arm to save your life? Of course you would. Because at our most vulnerable, and our most heroic, we all have the grit. It may take a while to summon the courage. We may fight the idea of doing what we know we must. But in the end, we’ll take on even the hardest thing when it means survival. That’s at least part of what “127 Hours” is about: having the cojones to do what you must even when it’s unthinkable. Continue reading

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