Monthly Archives: June 2010

Sustainability: Building a Consensus between Liberals & Conservatives

Typically, in America, environmentalism is seen as a “liberal” issue.  Public perception, especially among liberals, is that liberals care about the environment more than conservatives, and that the solution to environmental problems lies in historically liberal approaches to politics and … Continue reading

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Black Raspberries and Japanese Wineberries

This post is about two delicious types of fruit, both of which grow wild in my yard here in Delaware.  One of them, the black raspberry, is native to the eastern United States.  The other, the Japanese wineberry, is a … Continue reading

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Looking Out the Window on a Train

I love trains.  And I love windows.  When I’m on a train, I love looking out the window.  It doesn’t matter how often I ride the train…I never get bored with the view because each time I look out the … Continue reading

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Birdwatching and eBird

When I was younger, I heard of people getting really interested in watching birds (birding), and my first impression was that it sounded stupid. Keep in mind, at this age, I was already very interested in plants, ecology, geology, and … Continue reading

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