A few days ago I read about the desecration of trees in the area outside the site of the former Buchenwald concentration camp. According to the article, “The trees were part of the 1,000 Beeches project, an effort to plant trees along the 118-mile route that prisoners from Buchenwald were forced to march in April 1945 when the Nazis tried to evacuate
They serve people who are otherwise forgotten, people who face an enormity of need, and they do it with goodwill and modest pride.
They are the volunteers who run the Hunger Truck, an initiative started by a New York-based nonprofit organization
I knew I had to take a step to make it real, to prove my commitment, like an engagement ring or a preamble clause. Every detail of this hike will have to be prepared well in advance of my start date, and the first step was already taken care of –
Gabrielle Deonath is a 25-year-old Guyanese-American Muslim writer and author of the new book “Shukr: An Inspirational Dua and Gratitude Journal for Women”… This appeared
A hurricane felled a tree last week. Here is its underside: roots, dirt, a tiny sea. Now a new universe will form. Things will burrow,
An interfaith protest of the National Rifle Association on May
He was a hiker and a backpacker, a Louisiana Master Naturalist, a YouTuber, and a devotee of Louisiana trails. He was a doting dad who brought his young daughter along on day hikes and campouts as often as he could. He was the creator of
Four minutes into the documentary film Guantanamo Diary Revisited, the movie’s subject, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, looks into a camera and addresses the men and women responsible for the torture he endured during his 14-year confinement at Guantanamo Bay detention center.