Category Archives: Consumerism

Desire is the Parent of Fear

This was a morning of tears…intense tears welling up from the grief I carry within my heart for this planet…and Read More →

When Technology Outgrows Conscience

In my cross-training efforts the elliptical trainer provides an opportunity to catch up on TED talks. While I whirl and Read More →

Communion

It is no secret to anyone who knows me that my best friends are finned or flippered, feathered or furred. Read More →

Whose Story is it Anyway?

At the lunch table yesterday a discussion began… it actually continued from weeks ago. My friend Geshe Thupten Dorjee was Read More →

“There are plenty of sea turtles” and other misconceptions

I posted a photo of a sea turtle caught in a net on Facebook today and it had a link Read More →

Blue Dawn

Today’s sea turtle nest patrol didn’t yield a new nest or crawls but it yielded over 100 pounds of trash Read More →

Standing Up to a Big Blow–Lesson in Life from My SUP Board

Yesterday morning started with a visit to Gulf State Park before the sun peeked above the horizon. I arrived early Read More →

The Psychosis of Christmas

This piece was written four years ago but it seems to fit perfectly again this year. With no editing, I Read More →