Monthly Archives: September, 2014

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    Wild and Free—A Conservation Ethic

    I nearly wet my pants. Energy from lightning ripped through the ground and I could feel it, even hear a faint, eerie hum.  The air was electrified, the sky ablaze as the sun dropped behind the jagged peaks of the Flat Tops Wilderness Area.   The sound of bull elk bugling in the early twilight crescendoed...

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    Oxen.Shit.Life.

    I still don’t get it: watching parades is like crack for my kids.  Any of you in this season of parenting know what I’m talking about: St. Patrick’s Day, Fourth of July, Memorial Day—you name it, the kids go crazy. Granted, where else can you join throngs of people cheering as the fire truck goes...

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