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United Nations SDG Action Network and the Global Peoples Assembly 2022

The time for unfulfilled commitments, greenwashing and empty rhetoric is over. We must turn our attention to holding those with power accountable for their failures and demand that individuals who recognize the crucial value of investing in a livable and sustainable future have the opportunity to take their place instead. In this week’s solicited newsletter,…

A little Q and A. . . FOR WSU DEAN OF STUDENTS!

Because I know they’re just dying for some answers. DoS: YOU WERE TO NOT EMAIL JULIE, DANIEL, ERIC, OR BRYAN ANYMORE. HB: First of all, I wasn’t emailing Bryan anymore. Every now and again I had given him the opportunity to be back in but other than that, I exclude him when he asks. DoS:…

2022 — Utah’s Year of Water? More like Utah’s LAST year of water! PLUS, more Love Letters to Skeptical Science! PART 2.

Part 1: 2022 — UTAH’S YEAR OF WATER? More like Utah’s LAST year of water! PLUS, more Love Letters to Skeptical Science! PART 1. Scientists, health professionals, scholars, and activists all over Utah have been urging local, county, and state decision-makers to be extra vigilant for signs of cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms (cHABs). CHABs pollute water with…

Dear Aimee Urbina,

I have been meaning to write this up into an official post on my blog for a few days now. . . Start here: Protest Video That video ends with you saying: “Thank you SO MUCH for coming; we really do appreciate it!”Aimee Urbina AND IT IS MY ALL-TIME FAVORITE VIDEO FROM THAT TIME. PERIOD.…

Dear Professor Eric Ewert,

This is how I’m writing our story. ENJOY. Dear Hykeem Jamaal Carter Jr., – Dear American University Dear pgLang, – Dear American University You DON’T want to miss these events — Climate Week NYC [SZA!] AND Fridays for Future – Dear American University Because I have always told you about my struggles with the injustices…

On Reading Early Fly Fishing Literature. . .

One of the most frustrating. . . . . . parts about reading early literature on flyfishing is the overwhelming use of he/his pronouns. . . “The fishermen.” In researching for any purpose, it is the contention of experienced researchers that you should obtain five to ten times the amount of information that you can…

[Part 2] Dear My Dad and His Fishing Buddies,

If you haven’t seen part one: Dear My Dad’s Fishing Buddies, are you READY? – Dear American University, be sure to take a look. Right now, as I write this, I’m at my dad’s house watching the movie: A River Runs Through It. I’m also reading through his fancy books about fly fishing. Remembering the…

Dear My Dad’s Fishing Buddies, are you READY?

Are you fed up with Harmful Algal Blooms impacting your fly-fishing in the Pineview Reservoir Dam and Ogden River? Well, that MAKES SENSE! Hopefully, I can help! After realizing that even though finishing my degree is a joke and college is a total scheme, I figured I could at least finish with something that would…

Dear Adam Johnston,

As the sun begins to rise, I read through this letter and make my final edits. One of my heart’s deepest longings is to write and there are many reasons why it is important for me to do so. I wrote this because I felt like if I stopped writing I might miss out on what…

Pineview Reservoir Water Quality: Dear ________, A WARNING.

It’s only waterIt’s only fireIt’s only loveIt’s only slaughterWe’re only liarsIt’s only bloodThey’re only thoughts thatI’m having stored safe within my headYou’re only cryingYou’re only dyingYou’re only deadOne of the most popular songs from ODESZA’s In Return, “It’s Only” is the ninth track from the album, with graceful and moving lyrics from Zyra. Dear Ogden…