The Earths House Rules

The planet is our home and like most homes it has house rules. These rules are spelled out in treaties, regulations, customs and cultures, and many other ways. One of the most important rules in my house growing up was unspoken. There was never any need to write it down or discuss it because my…

Sustainability blah blah blah

There was a sustainability festival in Kansas City over the weekend put on by Chipotle. At this festival there were booths that talked about sustainable farming and how wonderful it is that Chipotle supports this movement and buys its products. There were also many booths for the micro beer connoisseurs and their beards. It appeared…

Underlying Darkness

With spring comes hope. The spring of 2015 would be no different. Hope floats and sometimes it dies. Underneath the surface of those wild flowers and leaf buds a darker world sometimes exists. A world unseen by the Earths billions, it’s always hungry and very dangerous. It’s weakness is jealousy. It’s sees the rays of sun beaming through early morning dew. It sees the newborn animals overcome the struggles of birth. It hears the robins sing and dance through the leaves in their search for worms. It’s jealous of this yearly rebirth and it wants to impose it’s darkness on the world.