Join the Choir

Yes, I’m preaching to the choir. People who read these words…

The Delusion of Separation

“A human being is a part of the whole, called by us…Universe.…

It’s Personal

For me, this is personal. I hope you feel the same way. By “this,”…

It's On The Table

The road from the Green Springs back to civilization crosses…

Double Down on Science

Google “Santa Rosa fire,” then click on “images.” Unthinkable,…

Gratitude

As you read this missive, the planetary clock will have struck…

What Can You do to Head Off Extinction?

Yes, that’s a tall order. We are talking about 7.6 billion…

Doubling down on our Monument

Who ever thought that a president of the United States would…

Identity & Survival

Deer season is upon us. A guy sits down at our bar and orders…

Addicts in Power

Like many Americans, I have an addict in my life. He has taught…

Biosphere III

On September 26, 1991, eight humans marched into an extraterrestrial…

The Hindenburg of Populism

On May 6, 1937, just after 7:00 PM local time, an airship the…

Why We March

Marching is not about Trump. It’s not about pandas. It’s…

Burning the White House

The last time the British got really annoyed with us, they burned…

Bullhorn Conversation

An early morning snowfall was melting along the roadside around…

Democrats are from Venus, Republicans from Mars

Back in 1992, when all we had to worry about was our marriages,…

Wetting the Bed: a Wake-Up Call

The joy of travel: we stepped out of the tube station at South…

Catastrophe: start small

Like you, I have just spent long hours watching and listening…

Let Us Now Praise Wolves

Look up at Grizzly Peak. In June, a wolf killed at least…

The Missing Story Line

Baton Rouge is under water. A huge swath of San Bernardino County…

Oh What A Beautiful Mornin'

Oh what a beautiful day on the Green Springs. Summer is half…

The Silver Lining in the Toxic Cloud

The party of Lincoln is smoldering wreckage, strewn across the…

Spread the Word

Let’s say you want to change the world. We are talking about…

Greensprings Inn - Paradise & Climate Change

On the Green Springs, paradise is in season. Morels popped up…

Decency matters. So does wine.

It’s the best of times and the worst of times. As usual. Among…

Local Man’s Head Explodes, Science Blamed

If my head exploded in front of a United States senator, would…

Getting It Right In Paris

As we pulled our wheeled bags down Rue de Cardinal Lemoine toward…

Rocks and Twitter: Tools for the Times

A screaming Vietnamese child, her burned clothes torn away, runs…

Greensprings Inn

Playing it safe: not a survival strategy Butch and Sundance…

Climate Change, Survival and the Buzzkill Factor

One of our brilliant daughters, code-named M1, was surfing near…

Local Man’s Head Explodes, Science Blamed

by Diarmuid McGuire If my head exploded in front of a United…

Things That Matter and Why They Don’t

Upstairs at Green Springs Inn is a room that guests in the restaurant…

Breakfast with David: biscuits, gas and 3470

I’m eating breakfast with David Koch at Green Springs Inn.…

Green Springs Inn - A Tale of Two Women

A Tale of Two Women  by Diarmuid McGuire This is the story…

Methane and the Curse of Consciousness

A couple of weeks ago my head exploded. At least, that’s how…

Missing Winter and the LNG Pipeline

Someone stole our winter. Look up at our mountain. You should…

Ducks, Carbon, the Battle of Clover Creek

At 2:00 PM Pacific time on New Year’s Day, 2015, the Ducks…

Art & Community

From the bridge that crosses the Estuary of Bilbao, the museum…

The Invisible Kingdom

A gaggle of wildlife biologists landed at Green Springs Inn this…

Hanging Together

It turns out that there may be no such thing as a casual political…