In her new collection of essays, Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature, Kathleen Dean Moore writes her way to the knowledge that "sorrow is part of the Earth's great cycles."
by Chérie Newman,
Mar 20, 2011
It seems romantic to die alone in the wild, until you begin to lose the people you love
by Ana Maria Spagna ,
Jun 12, 2009
Natural history teaches us how rapidly and irrevocably the world can change -- a fact we should bear in mind as we enter the new, human-dominated era some scientists call the Anthropocene.
by Stephen Trimble,
May 31, 2012
Writer and activist Michael Frome looks back on more than
80 years of a life filled concern for the environment and social
by Michael Frome,
Nov 28, 2005
Western kids have fun -- and die -- motoring off-road, thanks to loose ATV regulations, a libertarian spirit and fun-loving parents.
by Ray Ring,
Jun 24, 2013
People should be less worried about the allegedly dire predictions of the Mayan Calendar, and concentrate on making the next year better, since we’re all on earth for a limited time anyway.
by Alan Kesselheim,
Dec 01, 2011
A park ranger talks about the increasing practice of
mourners scattering the ashes of loved ones outdoors in national
by Paul Zaenger,
Sep 05, 2005
A woman and her son say their final goodbyes to a friend
who committed suicide.
by Kathleen Dean,
Sep 17, 2007
The crumbling remains of a man named J. Thomas have a
story to tell about life and death in the northern Colorado in the
by Laura Pritchett,
Mar 20, 2006
All over the West, white roadside crosses and spontaneous,
humble shrines mark the holy sites where the souls of human beings
have left this world
by Brian Doyle,
Apr 17, 2006