When the jokes won’t write themselves, my neighbors will write them. And that’s the dogged truth. Onward, through the Fog!

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Our self-assessment of human intelligence leaves us too dumb to seriously appreciate the depth of experience in nature. We underestimate the intelligence of natural processes and entities. Plant life appears…

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My home range is transitioning from verdant Western North American temperate coniferous forest to desert. The decline in annual precipitation in tandem with the rising average ambient temperatures has already…

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The dilemma of humanity is multifold, but we have set the bar too low for functional attainment of civilization. We imagined Orwell’s scenario, with its overt physical power to torment…

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