Idea for Our Times: Puget Sound Repair Project / NorthwestCitizen, Tip Johnson

The Jackhammer Siphon of the Los Angeles Aquaduct appears unintimidated by hills

 

Mon, Mar 07, 2016, 9:40 am  Tip Johnson

Imagine a toilet that can’t flush but still gets used.  OK, sorry about that, but it’s exactly the problem with Puget Sound.  Like any water body lacking an outlet, it is doomed to collect and concentrate anything sent its way.  And we are sending way too much. Continue reading

A Fishhook in My Belly and DEADLINE is Sept. 4 for Whatcom Conservation District Election comments / Noisy Waters Northwest, Barbara Perry

I have a fish hookSeptember 2, 2015 Barbara Perry ACTION

A Fishhook in My Belly
by Barbara Perry

I have a fish hook in my belly
I can’t get it out
Cattle-hookers slid it there

I try and try to cushion it with words
So many words will surely lessen its grasp
But it keeps clinging sharper and sharper

First it clung to my soft throat
Then it hit my empty belly
Mingling it with more and more words Continue reading