Of Farmers, Hunters, Oil Money and the Double Secret Déjà Vu Shuffle


"The trophy-recreationist has peculiarities which contribute in subtle ways to his own undoing. To enjoy he must possess, invade, appropriate. Hence the wilderness which he cannot personally see has no value to him. Hence the universal assumption that an unused hinterland is rendering no service to society. To those devoid of imagination, a blank place … Continue reading Of Farmers, Hunters, Oil Money and the Double Secret Déjà Vu Shuffle

Feeling Nostalgic For a Better Future


By Bob Ferris OK, I am feeling nostalgic today.  In part it is because of the treasures (or detritus) I find on my desk.  To wit:    1—An old Herder’s folding knife I bought more than 50 years ago from the Eddie Bauer catalog when they were actually outfitters.   2—A copy of Animal Heroes … Continue reading Feeling Nostalgic For a Better Future