Steve McEllistrem

The Devereaux Dilemma

Monthly Archives: June 2016

Clean Water

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Water is the most important substance on Earth – the one element we believe is absolutely essential to life – and yet we disrespect it all the time. Why? We all agree that clean water is vital. Even the most … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Trees

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Joyce Kilmer famously wrote: “I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.” And despite many criticisms of both poem and poet, it remains to this day one of the best-known pieces of poetry. People who … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Loner

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The loner as hero is not a uniquely American concept, but it’s an idea that Americans have embraced as distinctly ours. It began, for us, as the image of the cowboy conquering the West, taking on all comers as he … Continue reading

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