No Simple Answers

Following up on my last blog post about politics, I am not naïve enough to think there are simple answers to the problems facing Congress and the state legislatures, not the least of which is the entrenched system. But… Where there is no respect, there can be no cooperation. Where … Read more…

A Pox on Their Houses

Making any political comment in public is always dicey, especially when you know you’re being monitored from multiple corners. But most of us, especially creatives, eventually reach an age where we’ve grown tired of being told what we can and can’t do and say every minute of the day unless … Read more…

We Can and Must Save Our Bees!

When I first mentioned bees in a June 2007 blog about grapevines, it was thought that a fungus was killing beehives and causing Colony Collapse Disorder. Since then we’ve discovered there are multiple causes, including pesticides. Oregon In June 2013, a landscape company sprayed 55 linden trees in a Wilsonville, … Read more…