The Writing Ranger
Making things a little more right for the planet, through writing.
Greenspace: The Surprising Savior of Happiness
An overwhelming body of research has begun to show that spending time in green space improves your happiness, health, and cognitive functioning. So much so, in fact, that for the first time in 2020, the World Happiness Report began including “quality of the environment” in their assessment of people’s well-being. The list of benefits from…
7 Reasons to Visit Portola Redwoods State Park
Ok, I’m officially in love with California State Parks and Portola Redwoods State Park is just the last in a growing list of completely underrated state parks that are totally worth a visit.
What Even Are Facts? How to Read a Scientific Paper
I want to take 10 minutes and talk about how to find scientific facts. Real, all natural, organic, farm-to-table, primary source facts, to help give you confidence that you are informed.
Life On the Border Was Scary; But Not For the Reason You Think
I could see Mexico from my house, but I wasn’t scared for my life–I mean, I had wifi–but the thing that gave me the most cause for concern was something I didn’t even know existed until the day I arrived at my new house.
How to Fend Off a Black Bear (And Look Cool Doing It)
As a professional bear scarer (yes that’s a job), I’ve learned some valuable do’s and don’ts while getting bears to put down the sandwiches and embrace their wildest lives.
How to Tell a Grizzly From a Black Bear (In Two Easy Steps)
Most people won’t ever need this information in a an emergency setting–unless they do and it saves their lives.
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