Archive | June, 2012


The Moab Giants Dinosaur Park

  I have written about Moab, Utah many times. The natural beauty of the region around the town astounds the senses: two national parks (Arches and Canyonlands), innumerable canyons, the La Sal Mountains, petroglyphs, pictographs, and the Colorado River. A paradise for hikers, rock climbers, rafters, bicyclists, and rock art lovers. Unfortunately, commercial interests, always […]

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Wage Slaves in Our National Parks

Wage Slaves in Our National Parks

 This past January, twenty-seven year old Ryan Hiller died when a tree fell on his tent cabin during a storm at Yosemite National Park. Tent cabins are structures with concrete flooring and walls, canvas roofs, beds, a dresser, but no cooking or toilet facilities. They are meant for overnight visitors who don’t want to pitch […]

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