Macfarlane’s journeys, remarkable as much for the philosophical and emotional strain as for the physical rigors they demanded, uncover what underlands mean to us: in these hidden worlds, we shelter what we treasure, dispose of what we fear, and coax the earth to yield what…
Debra RienstraJanuary 11, 2020
We've aired 12 episodes over the last few months, so it's time to figure out what we've learned. I guess we could call this a final exam day.
Debra RienstraDecember 6, 2019
The thing that I learned from my time working at the Justice Department is that good policy and making good policy takes time. It takes thoughtfulness. It takes deliberation. It's not crafted in late-night tweets.
Debra RienstraNovember 29, 2019
You're at the intersection there of sky and light and water and earth. You're in the four elements; they're right there at the shore with you. And I think that kind of magic is what has always drawn people here.
Debra RienstraNovember 22, 2019
You just do the next thing that's possible to do and you hope that what that does is it grows into something that will live.
Debra RienstraNovember 15, 2019
It's... loss. It really is. It's the sense that we are losing our biological richness. It's disappearing before our eyes. And if there are people that care about it, within a generation it becomes a memory, in the next generation it becomes an abstraction.
Debra RienstraNovember 8, 2019