Beaks and Bills

  May 2020

Birding in the Time of Covid-19

It seems that it’s been a long wait for spring birding and the wait increased slightly with the arrival of Covid-19. This pandemic created a major disruption in our everyday activities, from work to recreational pursuits. However, spring birds are … Continue reading

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  May 2020

Mt. Baker Glaciers Are Disappearing

On the first of August 2019, a team of five glaciologists at various levels in their careers hiked through the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Stepping out of the trees and into a field of purple and yellow wildflowers, the team … Continue reading

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  May 2020

Washington: A Democracy Leader

But there is too much big money in our politics  In 2011, when Washington state adopted voting by mail for all elections, we weren’t thinking that we would be preparing ourselves for the coronavirus crisis, but we were. All across … Continue reading

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  May 2020

Can Bellingham Expand Into New Internet Options?

We have been sequestered with our technology and the relationship has deepened. And thus, the ad that flashes on my screen has timely relevance: “… T-Mobile’s commitment to building the world’s best broad and deep nationwide 5G network, which will … Continue reading

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  May 2020

poetrywatch

“When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.” — John F. Kennedy Do … Continue reading

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  May 2020

2020 Presidential Primary

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