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The Animal Collective

Scientists race to sample undiscovered species before they vanish — even as many sit on museum shelves. [...]

June 11, 2018 admin Journalism/Communications, Nature & Wildlife, Travel & Culture 0

Phil Lesh Quotes: 10 Time-Tripping Ones from ‘Searching for the Sound’

“Searching for the Sound: My Life with the Grateful Dead” is Phil Lesh’s 2005 autobiographical exploration of himself and his decades of playing bass with what is arguably the 20th century’s hardest-working rock band. He especially digs into the Dead’s formative years — the drugs (the band attended Ken Kesey’s [...]

May 25, 2018 admin History, Music & Arts, Travel & Culture 0

In Photos: Zion and Other National Parks in Southern Utah

I finally had the opportunity to edit photos from my family trip in May to five national parks in southern Utah: Zion, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef. In case you can’t tell from the amount of photos selected, Zion was the favorite. But really, the whole region is one [...]

July 31, 2017 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

Syrian Refugee Finds New Life As Berliner

Nafeh Kurdi remembers the images of splattered red after the bombs fell. “It was very hard for me to see the blood on the floor,” the 20-year-old from Syria said. Amid the gruesome fighting in Syria, the strike had hit Kurdi’s university in Damascus, the country’s capital. It, plus his [...]

June 17, 2017 admin History, Reflections, Travel & Culture 0

In Photos: 500,000 Gather for Women’s March on Washington

A crowd of likely a half million or more gathered in and around the National Mall Saturday to celebrate womanhood and to stand in opposition to the newly inaugurated president, Donald Trump. The gathering comprised of majority women, so many of them donning pink “pussy hats” that a sea of the [...]

January 23, 2017 admin Journalism/Communications, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

In Photos: Fire Damage, Bears and Dollywood in the Smokies

I spent a few adventurous yet relaxing days in the Smoky Mountains for a Christmas vacation with family. The scenes were quite memorable: the damage from the intense fires that killed 14 and damaged or destroyed 2,400-plus buildings, but also the spectacular wildlife, including a mama bear and her two [...]

December 31, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0