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We’re all on some sort of journey, aren’t we? Check back here periodically to find out more about G. Elizabeth Kretchmer’s journeys through the literary world and through life.

Category Archives: Animals, Nature, and Landscapes

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Standing Up for Standing Rock Meant Standing Up for Earth

Hooray! We stood up for Standing Rock. We stood up for Earth. We won! Protestors, both on site and from a distance, came together and won the denial of the Dakota Access Pipeline permit yesterday. This alone is cause for much celebration as the drinking water for thousands, maybe millions, of people has been saved.… Continue Reading

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Myths About The First Thanksgiving

True or false: the first Thanksgiving was a hospitable, cooperative harvest celebration among the Pilgrims and the American Indians. Answer: we don’t really know for sure; that’s probably partly true and partly false. What we do know is that the idyllic image we teach our school-aged children is at best incomplete and probably quite wrong. The… Continue Reading

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Saving the Earth, One by One

The election is over, and a new future is about to be ushered in. I don’t usually write publicly about political matters, and I promise not to address the myriad topics I could in this blog as a result of what happened on election day. But there’s one topic I’d been planning to write about, even… Continue Reading

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