Monthly Archives: October 2008

Nature’s Beloved Son: John Muir’s Botanical Legacy

Claudia and I attended a release reception for a new book this past week: “Nature’s Beloved Son: John Muir’s Botanical Legacy”, published by Heyday Books. The book documents a lesser known aspect of Muir’s work – his interest in botany … Continue reading

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Memories of Alaska: Gambell and Wasilla

All the recent political talk about Sarah Palin, Wasilla Alaska, and what constitutes foreign policy experience got me thinking about our last trip to Alaska in June of 2004. One of the places we visited on that trip was the … Continue reading

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