WHAT WATER SWIMS THROUGH OUR HEARTS?
Watching Josh Fox’s new documentary film, GasLand, nominated for an Academy award, I had to admire his bravery as a film maker. The work was awarded the Special Jury Prize at Sundance 2010, and shows the effects of using water pressure to fracture deep underground rock beds with toxic chemicals to push gas up to the surface, for use and…
REACHING AND FALLING
On the way home, a man trips over the curb as he steps up onto the sidewalk, trenchcoat flapping, and his iPhone goes flying out of his hands. He’s stretching, he’s reaching, he’s falling. A commuter passes by in the opposite direction and tosses a dollar bill at a crippled man who sits curled up on…