What topics are dominating conversations this new year? Last night, late into the night, I was having a serious conversation on what to do with high level nuclear waste. Maybe not the most popular subject when there are shooting attacks at the Fort Lauderdale airport and extreme cold weather and snow blanketing the nation this week but topical nonetheless.

Catskill Mountains


Snow fog lifting and sun coming out this March 1st. Burroughs had words for beauty here. John Burroughs grew up with best friend Jay Gould fishing and paddling the local streams- East Branch of Delaware and Dry Brook. John Burroughs house and burial plot are towards the left of this scene. He supposedly watch sheep in this pasture.