In Jeff Merkley’s words, “I’m leading more than three dozen of my colleagues to urge the Trump administration to abandon their ill-advised effort to expand offshore drilling to 90% of our outer continental shelf against the will of hundreds of impacted communities and to instead maintain the protections outlined in the existing 2017-2022 plan. Expanding offshore drilling into nearly all of our publicly held waters at a time when we’re already dealing with the devastating impacts of climate disruption is extremely reckless and shortsighted. It would threaten coastal communities, fragile ecosystems, subsistence hunters, and indigenous tribes, all while further exacerbating climate disruption.
In Oregon and all along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts, offshore drilling is a threat to the way of life for our coastal communities. Offshore drilling will diminish tourism, harm commercial fishing operations, and pollute the water, not to mention the devastating impacts of likely spills, as we’ve seen time and time again, such as with Exxon Valdez and Deepwater Horizon. We cannot sacrifice our coastal communities and environment for the short-term gain of big oil companies. I’ll keep fighting to protect our coastlines.
Come on, really, all those women are lying? And the citizens of Alabama are going to vote him in any way? A child molester? It’s all about winning. About spreading the alt-right agenda to keep the country being led by the evangelicals, who don’t believe these women. A sad day in America.
https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/11/the-unknowable-joni-mitchell/540618/?utm_source=fbb A new biography by David Yaffe writes about the ageless Joni Mitchell in his book “Reckless Daughter” A Portrait of Joni Mitchell tells about how her lyrics spoke the hearts of millions of baby boomer women who were awakening during the 60’s and 70’s. I was one of those women who when listening to her Blue Album spoke as if to me directly of our journey toward independence and grace.
https://dide22.wixsite.com/diane-devillers Check out my website to see my books, ‘The Eve Chronicles” by Diane DeVillers about a woman who moves to the forest in the Wallowa Mountains to work as a timber cruiser doing timber inventory for the Forest Service. Eve lives alongside four other foresters in a camp above Coyote Springs, where the Nez Perce Indians used to camp. This mismatched group of people comes to form bonds of being nomads, traveling from forest to forest as they do their surveys.
Then the three books in the paperback book are listed separately as ebooks, “From the Waters of Coyote Springs” ‘Felix and Eve” and “The Arrangement” continue Eve’s journey.
Downtown Vinnie and Dide played in front of Whiteaker Tattoos for the Eugene Art Walk event. The two remaining band members of Nervous Rex still got it going on.
http://https//www.amazon.com/Diane-DeVillers/e/B00BWY3Q9K/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0 Look at my author page showing my ebooks and paperback book about when I first moved to Oregon from the cold, snowy prairie of Wisconsin to the Wallowa Mountains in eastern Oregon when I lived in my tent and worked all day in the wilderness doing timber surveys for the Forest Service. In ‘From the Waters of Coyote Springs”
“Felix and Eve” is about Gold Beach Oregon on the southern coast where Eve lives a summer with Felix, an elderly man recovering from heart by-pass surgery. Felix used to work for the notorious gangster, Al Capone during the days of probation.
Then decades later, when Eve’s a retired baby boomer, she owns property on Moon Mt. where she lives in a beautiful house, making pastel colored pottery. Vinnie lives in a yurt in her backyard. For the past 15 years, she receives a letter with a skeleton key in it. and heads to Catalina Island to visit a former lover who has Multiple Sclerosis.
Vinnie stays behind and caretakes her estate and waters her many flower beds and vegetable garden. Vinnie is in love with Eve but remains silent.
“The Eve Chronicles” contains all three books but is in paperback. These fictionalized memoirs follow my journals but have fictionalized parts.