Environmental Awareness: A balanced approach

Slide scale box 2Welcome to my web site and blog! I am a retired environmental manager, author of an environmental mystery called Backcut, and a Christian who wants to help educate people about the environmental issues of today, presenting both “sides” of a current topic. I believe we have a responsibility to be stewards of God’s creation. My blog, called "Clapping Trees" has the theme environmental awareness - a balanced approach.


MY LATEST BLOG POST (August 21, 2016)   

Ocean Waste

Reading about the water pollution at the Rio Olympic games made me think about all the waste that pollutes our oceans. I have been to Rio de Janeiro several times as my father and aunt both married Brazilians and it’s a gorgeous city. On my last trip, my sister and I stayed near beautiful Copacabana Beach but we never […]Read More >>

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candid-frog_w725_h544 (2)I think you will enjoy reading my fiction book, Backcut because if you are reading this blog you enjoy the topics in the book!  A starry-eyed college graduate and environmental activist named Lisa lands her dream job at a premier logging company in the Pacific Northwest.  She’s passionate about her faith, her family, and the natural world God created. But soon she becomes embroiled in a strange mystery involving a rare frog that is also the study of medical researchers trying to cure a deadly children’s disease. “Truly a page turner” — “Grabs and keeps your attention from start to finish” — “Fantastic read” — “A lot of suspense and action” —-“Easy and fast paced.”  Best thrillers.com says its highly recommended  –  read all reviews HERE.

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