Peeling Back The Bark
The Greatest Baseball Championship Series Ever PlayedBy James Lewis on October 28, 2014
The debate can now be settled. We know what the greatest championship series in baseball history is. It’s certainly not the 2014 San Francisco-Kansas City match-up, though that’s been entertaining.
What championship am I talking about? The year was 1908. …
The Hoo-Hoo Response to the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906By James Lewis on October 27, 2014
The International Concatenated Order of the Hoo-Hoo is one of the country’s oldest industrial fraternal organizations. Formed in 1892 at a train station in rural Arkansas almost as a lark (and possibly while under the influence of alcohol), the idea …
"Slow Awakening: Ecology’s Role in Shaping Forest Fire Policy"By Guest Contributor on October 16, 2014
In this article-length guest blog post, retired U.S. Forest Service research forester Stephen F. Arno discusses why fire management is impeded today and says we need to look at the history of fire policy in tandem with the development of …