Columbia

America’s Nuclear (Cancer) Corridor

  • Crator's of the Moon

    Crator's of the Moon

  • Failed nuclear bomber

    Failed nuclear bomber

  • Mesa Verde, CO

    Mesa Verde, CO

  • Arches, UT

    Arches, UT

  • Crator's of the Moon

    Crator's of the Moon

  • Pickle's Place, Arco

    Pickle's Place, Arco

  • Arco, ID

    Arco, ID

  • P1450350

    P1450350

  • EBR-I

    EBR-I

  • Crator's of the Moon

    Crator's of the Moon

  • Arches, UT

    Arches, UT

  • Box House Richland, WA

    Box House Richland, WA

  • Crators of the Moon

    Crators of the Moon

  • Mesa Verde, CO

    Mesa Verde, CO

  • Mesa Verde, CO

    Mesa Verde, CO

  • Durango, CO

    Durango, CO

  • General Electric engine

    General Electric engine

  • Columbia River, Richland WA

    Columbia River, Richland WA

  • EBR-I

    EBR-I

  • EBR-I

    EBR-I

  • Arches, UT

    Arches, UT

  • Nuclear engines

    Nuclear engines

  • Failed Nuclear plane

    Failed Nuclear plane

Today is July 16th and the 68th anniversary of the testing of the first atomic bomb in 1945 at the Trinity Test Site, 35 miles SE of Socorro, NM so I thought it appropriate to post our recent tour of the North American nuclear corridor. I must confess it was a totally accidental tour. We had no intention of doing a ‘nuclear tour’. We were just trying to get away and have a break after my mother passed away from pancreatic cancer after a long slow deterioration. This road-trip turned out to be one of the best lessons in US’ dirty history that I’ve ever had and as I dig deeper into the rabbit-hole of this history, it feels as if my mother is taking my hand and showing me exactly where her cancer came from. Mom was born end of May, 1945 and died just before her 68th birthday. About two months after her birth the first atom bombs were dropped on Japan.

Warning From the Heart of the World

Warning From the Heart of the World

The other night we watched this amazing documentary about a pre-Spanish era Columbian tribe who have a culture completely alien to what we are used to. These amazingly sensitive individuals have a very defined culture that keeps itself away from the craziness of the rest of the world. The people of ...