Tag Archives: Kanawha State Forest

Sanity and Profanities

This has been a busy week in my fight against the Keystone Development #2 Strip Mine.  This past Thursday, August 7th, Tam and I attended a rally on the capitol steps.  Several hundred people attended and the rally received a … Continue reading

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Everywhere I Go…

I’ve been on vacation.  I tried to take a vacation from the stress and frustration of fighting our new neighbor, the Keystone Development #2 Mountaintop Removal Coal Mine.  I discovered that wherever I go, this issue now goes with me.  … Continue reading

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I Used to Love the Smell of a Campfire

Image from “How to Destroy a Forest Habitat“ For the past few days, stepping outside, especially first thing in the morning, the scent of a wood burning fire is on the breeze through the hollow.  I know my neighbors aren’t … Continue reading

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WV DEP: Who do they protect?

If you go out to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protections’ website, specifically the page for the Division of Mining and Reclamation, you will notice that it says “Our Mission” and then nothing.  No mission statement.  It’s difficult to … Continue reading

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A New Journey

  This is the view outside of my kitchen window.  I live a simple life in a small home in a tiny hollow outside of Kanawha State Forest in West Virginia.  I moved here almost two years ago to help … Continue reading

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