Tag Archives: U.S. Department of the Interior

Family (Moose) Portrait

I believe this bullish fellow is the winner of the battle in Moose Battle Gently

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How Beastly Humane

It’s time to recognize that we are the “beasts” and that the word “inhumane” has no meaning.  Humans invented and perfected cruelty and are about to demonstrate their humanity once again.  In this case, it’s in Wyoming, U.S.A., where hunting … Continue reading

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Telling the Truth/Wolves in the U.S.

Here’s a link to an interesting article in The American Prospect about wolves and wolf management in the Western U.S.  Everything I know indicates it’s accurate, fair, and thorough . Wolves to the Slaughter, by Christopher Ketcham Carter Niemeyer’s book … Continue reading

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“Wish for the Result with Great Fervor…”

Yoga Action Wish for the result with great fervor, but remain completely patient and serene. Gertrud Hirschi, Mudras, Yoga in your Hands            Yoga and action – we don’t often connect the two.  But like the word yoga itself, many … Continue reading

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Hello, and Good-bye

Wolf Myth:  Wolves will rip humans limb from limb, if given half a chance. Wolf True Story:  This happened to me, so I know it’s true. This last trip to Yellowstone, we hiked to Shoshone Lake.  We take this hike … Continue reading

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Soar Like an Eagle – more from Grebe Lake in Yellowstone

and – of course – be still like a wolf Grebe Lake Happy am I called Grebe Lake reflecting passing clouds and the hills that surround me home to many creatures happy am I Happy am I the black wolf … Continue reading

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Who Are We?

Who Are We? Americans, including me, think of themselves as decent people.  Certainly we have made mistakes as a nation – big mistakes.  But we learn from them, grow, and improve.  Our social structure encourages this. But now I wonder. … Continue reading

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Can We Talk?

Dear Friends, Here is a letter e-mailed to Dan Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Mr. Ashe is considering plans to permit wolf hunting in Wyoming.  I post this letter in the continuing hope that words have … Continue reading

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Weapons of War

Weapons of War The mighty rage ready their weapons steel their hearts polish their hate Their adversaries, having nothing to polish, avoid the fray armed only with craft, skill and a survivor’s will

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Yellowstone Tales – Part 1

My Brother the Wolf*  My brother the wolf sings his music under clear stars a chant I recognize but cannot name haunts me  My brother the wolf hears the fear and longing in our hearts sees confusion at a glance … Continue reading

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