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Lorie Karnath

A Glorious Voice-Seamus Heaney

Lorie Karnath | Posted 11.09.2013 | Arts
Lorie Karnath

hen the world lost Seamus Heaney, so departed among its most glorious of voices. While the gift of his written voice will continue to live on indefinitely, the expressively inspiring tones of the poet's physical sound have sadly been extinguished.

What Are Heroes Made of?

Lorie Karnath | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Lorie Karnath

Heroes such as imagined by the ancient Greeks, and exemplified by individuals like Neil Armstrong -- whose actions shift paradigms and extend horizons -- are proving increasingly difficult to come by. At a number of levels this is due to the development of new technologies.

An Ode To John Burroughs' Hudson River

Lorie Karnath | Posted 12.29.2012 | Travel
Lorie Karnath

The Hudson is among the mightiest and most majestic rivers of all, and this river and its surrounding valley are among America's most cherished ecological natural settings.

Explore, Discover, Share, Preserve, Sustain... Plunder?

Lorie Karnath | Posted 10.14.2012 | Science
Lorie Karnath

When the group reached the location, instead of the anticipated opportunity to garner a wealth of information, Bell and the others encountered a scene of senseless desecration.

Exploration: When The Technology Trail Runs Out

Lorie Karnath | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Lorie Karnath

It is clear that as science and technology continue to provide for an expanding set of resources, exploration is being transformed as never before.

Melville's Mysterious Marquesas Then And Now

Lorie Karnath | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel
Lorie Karnath

Over the centuries the Marquesas' allure has proven particularly compelling to adventurers, artists, musicians and writers.