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Silent Spring

Silent Spring Rachel Carson, 1962 Silent Spring begins with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural … Continue reading

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Lame Deer Seeker of Visions

Lame Deer: Seeker of Visions John (Fire) Lame Deer and Richard Erodes 1972 For us Indians everything has a deeper meaning. Whatever we do is somehow connected to our religion. Indian children are never alone. They are always surrounded by … Continue reading

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From Ethan to Ethan Frome

From Ethan to Ethan Frome You might have read my fiction, my diaries or my dream diaries and noticed that I wrote extensively about a man named Ethan McMillan.  Ethan McMillan is not his real name—it is one I made … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of the Ring

The Fellowship of The Ring I re- read The Fellowship of the Ring. I felt almost as if I had slipped back to Middle Earth, where magic was still alive and common place. Middle Earth, I realized, was Tolkien’s way … Continue reading

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Against Depression

Against Depression Against Depression by Peter D Kramer came out in 2005.  Kramer examines what depression is, including apathy, guilt and listlessness. He covers the social attitude toward depression as well as the genetic role in depression.  He moves on … Continue reading

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Greed Is Nurtured In The Grandet Family

Greed Is Nurtured In The Grandet Family Cari Gilkison, French Literature 1996   The world of the Grandet family is one full of greed.  Why is this?  Because is a trait that is nurtured by one’s environment and not innate … Continue reading

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Colorado Adventures

July 12, 2009 Friday, we hopped in the car and drove to Idaho Springs.  It was about a 45 minute drive from our home in Commerce City.  We stopped at a visitor’s center, which was closed.  We ended up hiking … Continue reading

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