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The Zephyr Gets Married!

The Zephyr Gets Married! Though many people thought that pigs would fly before my husband married, Jim and I tied the knot on October 1st, surrounded by our nearest and dearest friends and family.  It was a warm and breezy…

Take it or Leave it…by Jim Stiles

  EDITOR’S NOTE: Please be sure to read Lynn Jackson’s “Wilderness Quandary: Does ‘Pretty’ Make Wilderness?” elsewhere in this issue. The retired Utah BLM staffer offers his views on another aspect of the wilderness debate–the nuts and bolts of the…

Sowing Clover…by Tonya Stiles

February 2, 1968 In the dark of the moon, in flying snow, in the dead of winter, war spreading, families dying, the world in danger, I walk the rocky hillside, sowing clover.                                     -Wendell Berry    I can’t help but…

The Bulletin Board of Doom

  “Offshore wind is one of the very few things that makes nuclear power look cheap.” Professor Dieter Helm, an economist from the University of Oxford.    BBC News http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-14412189       In 1995, no state had an obesity rate…