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Very interesting!๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ

and cool photos, did you took them?

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Jun 18Liked by Christopher Brown

Another searingly brilliant essay, Christopher. I'm really looking forward to your book. I, too, have been seeing lots of green herons. In fact, the last one I saw, down on my usual walks near Lakeshore Dr., was gobbling a small fish, with just about the same proportion hanging out. I need to go check on the nursery down at Auditorium Shores. Your photos are certainly to the point. A fine blend of artistic and political metaphors.

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Jun 20Liked by Christopher Brown

I just wrote city council about the acreage behind Borden's to voice my disagreement with its development.

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Jun 19Liked by Christopher Brown

Green herons hunting in pairs? Blue herons are the new orcas! Soon they'll be tipping over canoes.

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Jun 19Liked by Christopher Brown

Iโ€™ve just finished listening to the Necessary Futures and Iโ€™m blown away. This is one of the most immersive pieces of audio storytelling Iโ€™ve ever heard. The sound production is epic, and the story arrangement is so brilliant (not to mention the content).

As always, youโ€™re an inspiration. Thank you

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Jun 18Liked by Christopher Brown

The spaces are being bargained away, again and again. The "wild" is here, but we are certainly doing our best to pave it over and marginalize. Sorry to hear about the hard work on the dairy development being subject to dirty tricks, but this city council seems intent on growing Austin with little thought about sustainability. See ya soon, I hope. Great writing on difficult topics...

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Jun 18Liked by Christopher Brown

I especially appreciate the fake turf on gravel photo, and the sliver of sky on asphalt.

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