Zero Week Ohio Internship

Greeting from Shaker Heights, Ohio. I’ve titled this “Zero Week” because I’m accomplishing this internship for college credit and the quarter doesn’t begin until Monday, June 26th. I didn’t fly here. I drove. I left Washington in the morning on

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The Unknown Nobody

     John Muir          Figure 1. John Muir. NPS photo. John Muir NHS.  John Muir was born April 21, 1838, in Dunbar, Scotland.1)“John Muir: A Brief Biography,” Sierra Club, accessed January 20, 2017, http://vault.sierraclub.org/john_muir_exhibit/life/muir_biography.aspx. Muir’s father

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New Podcast

I’ve taken the music I made (shared in an earlier post) and added a reading from a newspaper article. This is going to be part of a website on the early history of the National Parks. P.W. Norris was the

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Winter Brake

Hello Reader, Thank you for spending the last three months with me. I hope you had as much fun reading my blog posts as I had writing them. The class that drove this blog’s content is over. Now I need

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A Town No More

Click here to read the final draft of this article.  Beneath the blue-green waters of Lake Roosevelt lies a half-dozen drowning victims–the towns that were flooded by the rising waters behind the Grand Coulee Dam. Gifford, Washington, was one of

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Mic Check

This week my class focused on learning about podcasts. I produce one. It’s on Sound Cloud. It is the product of a challenge I made for myself. Each episode’s about a dozen minutes long and I talk to people with whom I

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