This article is still in progress. It should be done by tomorrow. Part 3 of the series, Small Town America After thinking a little more about my early days in the small town of Hancock, Michigan, it seems to me that there are some pretty significant differences between what small towns were like in the…… Continue reading Small town America, then and now
This post is a review of an article in this week’s New Yorker Magazine titled “The Future of Coal Country”, by Eliza Griswold. Here is a link to the original article. All quotations in this post are from that article. The New Yorker article is mainly about Veronica Coptis, a local from Greene County, Pennsylvania…… Continue reading Coal mining and survival in Appalachia
When I was very young, my family lived in Hancock, Michigan. This was definitely a very small town and still is. The current population is 4581, which is pretty much the same as it was when I lived there. Hancock is right up on the end of upper peninsula Michigan and about as close to…… Continue reading My small towns, 1: Hancock, Michigan, 1944-1947
I have very mixed feelings about small town America. On one hand I have always lived in small American towns, and this is where I have always felt most comfortable. These small towns have always been the places I have chosen to live. On the other hand, small towns in America are getting a lot…… Continue reading Small town America and me
This post is a review of an article in the latest New Yorker Magazine titled “Remembering the Murder You Didn’t Commit. Here is a link that article. It is by Rachel Aviv and is in the June 19, 2017 issue of the New Yorker. The subtitle of the article is, “DNA evidence exonerated six…… Continue reading Remembering the murder you didn’t commit.
This is part three of a three part article on Glacier National Park, part of our series of articles on Glacier National Park in Montana. There are also some pretty boring comments of how professional landscape photographer deal with high contrast scenes. If this doesn’t interest you, by all means skip this part of the…… Continue reading Visiting Glacier National Park, Part 3
This post is a summary of an article titled “Trump’s climate-change sociopathy” by Jeffrey D. Sachs. It appeared in Project Syndicate. Here is a link to the complete article. All quotations in this post are from Sachs’ article. Jeffrey D. Sachs is Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia…… Continue reading Trump’s climate-change sociopathy