Some reflections on the nature of modern work & society upon leaving my job

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What I’ve learned from the artistic process while learning to paint

Painting by author


How living near wild (and wildish) places has shaped my thinking about the complex dance between wilderness and civilization

Photo by author. View from Mt. Tolmie at sunrise, Victoria, BC, Canada



…and restoring some of America’s most spectacular canyons in the process

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The problems on America’s southern border provide a chance for the Biden administration to show how government can help solve two problems at once

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The call for fiction labels on historical dramas says more about us than it does the programs

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How considering a brick changed my perspective

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The left’s ongoing failure to have a serious discussion about evidence is an open invitation to the right to weaponize sexual assault allegations

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Craig Axford

US citizen residing in British Columbia, Canada. Degrees include anthropology and environmental studies. Activism, politics, science, nature.

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