Big idea for 2024: Hope

Big idea for 2024: Hope

This year is already starting off with a lot of trying events -- some carrying over from last year (and before that) and some emerging -- and we haven't even gotten to the primary elections yet. I try to have a focus for our work every year and this one it's hope. I'm...
That’s a wrap on 2023

That’s a wrap on 2023

We're shuttering the factory for the close of the year, returning to our posts on 3 January. Best wishes from all of us to all of y'all for a terrific end of 2023 and fantastic 2024! P.S. They call me DJ Holly Day this time of year. Check out my Spotify playlist....
Books for nature lovers and environmentalists

Books for nature lovers and environmentalists

Got a nature lover or natural sciences fan on your gift list? Here are a few titles – some old and some new – that spoke to me both as a writer and a certified interpretive naturalist. I dig them and think the recipients will, too. Buy from your local independent...
Make sure you can vote!

Make sure you can vote!

You can't vote if you're not registered (unless you live in North Dakota), so take a few minutes to make sure your registration is correct or to get registered. What you need to know about voter registration Elections are happening every year between local, state and...
Have some fun with it

Have some fun with it

Despite all the (justified) admonitions to be careful with humor, there are times where it's not just allowable but welcomed. Yet too many content marketers are afraid to go there. Don't be! One of my favorite projects was redesigning all the error screens you could...