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Musings and philosophy on the meaning and importance of natural and wild places.

Photo Finish

We are coming down to the wire on the nonfiction contest and we have brought in the tie-breaker.  We will have announcements by mid-day tomorrow!

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THP Update

Renée Thompson’s The Plume Hunter is ready at the printer for readings and advanced review copies — release date December 1.  Renée has her first reading this Saturday, October 15, at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge.  Stephen Peck’s The … Continue reading

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No Boundary

To further examine the crossover between consciousness and the value of natural landscape I took a first look at the thinking of philosopher Ken Wilber.   I hear he is kind of a heavy weight. Deepak Chopra’s blurb on the cover of … Continue reading

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Brothers and Wild Places

My only brother, Mike Bailey, died this summer, alone and in despair, and by his own hand.  In our pain and dismay, all of us who loved him search for meaning and lesson in the devastating loss of a magnificent … Continue reading

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The Earth has a Soul

Last week while I was reading  Meredith Sabini’s The Earth has a Soul, C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life, Apple Inc. became the world’s most valuable company, surpassing Exxon in total market capitalization.  A friend pointed this fact … Continue reading

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Renée Thompson, Author Visit

Renée Thompson and her husband Steve joined us in Salt Lake this weekend for a new author visit.  THP will be publishing Renée’s novel The Plume Hunter this fall and we brought her out to have a chance to meet Renée … Continue reading

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2011 Writing Contest Honorable Mentions

“Touchstone” Larry Menlove lives near the tail end of the Wasatch Range, but not quite the tail, more near the haunch. His work has appeared in Weber Studies, Storyglossia, Dialogue, Irreantum, 12 Stories, and others. He is a two-time winner … Continue reading

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