Category Archives: Environment

The Last Tree in the World

The right have long suspected Global Warming as a propaganda device foisted on the masses to prevent them from riding SUVs, but these millions of fat people sweat too much, which is the main cause for the temperature rise. I’m also overweight, although most of it is beer bloat. If you are not part of […]

DIY Proof Of Global Warming’s Danger

The Earth is a finite planet. Global denialists argue that Man’s greed has endangered our existence. I ask them to take a simple DIY test Go to your garage and close the door. Start your car. Put on your favorite tune. Twenty minutes later you are dead. The proof. DIY. All Global denialists should take […]

Au Revoir Paris

The Mendenhall Glacier outside of Juneau was called the Sitaantaago by the local Tglinit tribes. The fifteen mile-long ice mass is located 12 miles from my house here. The bus can get me there in thirty minutes, although a tramp of 3-4 hours is required to reach the western glacier. A week ago I hiked […]

Loy Krathong the Day After

Loi Krathong has long been Thailand’s most beautiful festival. Not anymore in Pattaya. Few girls and women were dressed in the traditional costume. The police banned fireworks. Their marine patrols gathered the krathong offerings less than 20 meters from shore. No one was allowed to light a fire balloon, perhaps the most exotic image to […]

Going Up Country – Thai Style

Back in the 60s Canned Heat had a small hit GOING UP COUNTRY. “Going up country, baby, do you want to come along?” After Altamont longhairs abandoned the rip-offs, bummers, and downers of the big cities to establish Aquarian communes in the hinterland offering free love, organic food, and reefer to establish a democracy on […]