Monthly Archives: August 2018

American Exceptionalism

It seems to me…. “People say America is exceptional. I agree, but it’s not the complexion of our skin or the twists in our DNA that make us unique. America is exceptional because we were founded upon the notion that … Continue reading

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Missing In Action

It seems to me…. “It is known that wildfires behave unpredictably – this is fundamental – but it is my experience that humans in the presence of wildfire are also likely to behave in aberrant and unpredictable ways.”  ~ Michael … Continue reading

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