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  • Water and waste are an old story

    Water and waste are an old story

    This resource in the American West will always be dammed, diverted or otherwise purloined.

  • Words to live by as the year winds down

    Words to live by as the year winds down

    Adages, quotes and sayings to inspire in 2014.

  • Thoughts on Presidents’ Day

    Thoughts on Presidents’ Day

    The author reflects on the courage of Abe Lincoln and James Garfield.

  • Giving names to smoke and fire

    Giving names to smoke and fire

    Why do we name fires?

  • Feeding the deer

    Feeding the deer

    A rural Californian doesn't apologize for feeding the deer that hang out near his mountain home.

  • Times are tough all over

    Times are tough all over

    Where's the compassion for the poor bullied 1 percent of the world -- the rich people who just aren't as rich as they ought to be?

  • Oil in the swimming pool

    Oil in the swimming pool

    The BP oil spill exemplifies the worst kind of corporate arrogance.

  • And you think times are tough

    And you think times are tough

    The articles in old American Heritage magazines remind one that life in the West used to be much harder than it is.

  • And you think times are tough

    And you think times are tough

    The articles in old American Heritage magazines remind us that life in the West used to be a whole lot harder than it is.

  • The very worst thing about hard times

    The very worst thing about hard times

    Too often, Americans feel personally guilty when they’re poor and out of work, even when outside forces are responsible.

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