The sweet sound of song dogs

In Sonoma County, California a warm summer twilight can feel like magic. In rolling golden hills, set softly against a coastal valley, the light shimmers through the grasses with what can only be described as sweetness. Everyone feels it, and people wander outside without quite knowing why, just to feel that gentle electricity in theContinue reading “The sweet sound of song dogs”

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Conservation Disaster: Coyote Killing Contests in Wolf Country

This weekend, a coyote killing contest — that is, a contest to see which human can kill the most coyotes — will be held on public lands in Lake County, Oregon — wilderness areas (national forest and BLM land) that the public pays for, including those people who happen to love wilderness and wildlife. Over aContinue reading “Conservation Disaster: Coyote Killing Contests in Wolf Country”

Hope, Hate and Anarchy after the Election

  Hope is so scarce these days – yet it is the only thing that can save and redeem us – for it determines what we do with the love in our hearts The following was written on Wednesday, November 9th, after learning the results of the presidential election, and Republican control of the House,Continue reading “Hope, Hate and Anarchy after the Election”