Thanks for visiting. Born in 1939, I am assessing if I have learned anything. In many cultures, the elders incorporate their knowledge in stories. These are my stories. Feel free to disagree. I learn when others say, “Do you know …?
Climate and land use with lessons learned are the content for these blogs. Climate issues have a strong land use component. How land uses are allocated and the types of land uses allowed affect opportunities to deal with climate issues. Lessons learned are more about the process of knowing how our society and culture operate.
My perspective is as a cultural anthropologist. I came to Oregon State University’s anthropology department in 1969, after earning a Ph.D. at the University of Arizona.