The Imbalance Grows Stronger

There’s no way to capture in words what Southern Illinios has been like during and after the massive storm that just battered the region. I don’t want to overplay the significance of it since I realize that it could have

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On Marriage and Civil Unions

Up until recently, I’ve been content to express my views on same-sex marriage in one-on-one conversations and occasional posts to chatrooms and social networking sites. However, in light of the renewed onslaught against the rights and dignity of GLBT couples, I feel compelled to speak publicly on the subject.

First, I will respond to the latest bit of propaganda by methodically refuting its key arguments. Then, I will present my own solution to the conflict — which, while not at all original, is often overlooked and should satisfy reasonable individuals on all sides of the debate.

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The Culture War

As a poet, a mystic, a romantic, and a revolutionary, I sometimes have a flair for the dramatic. Like a moth drawn to the flame, I often find myself yearning for some grand adventure to keep life interesting. These adventures take many forms: transcendent experiences of the natural world; ecstatic experiences shared with friends and lovers; encountering unknown people and places; championing the causes of freedom and justice and ecological integrity.

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New Career Options

In light of my recent loss of a job in retail, I’ve been looking more carefully into new and perhaps more rewarding career options. It will take time to develop these options, so I may end up working another part-time

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My name is Treesong. I'm a father, author, talk radio host, and Real Life Superhero. I live in Carbondale, Southern Illinois. I write novels, short stories, and poetry, mostly about the climate.

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