New Oil Dericks off the Coasts of Florida and California?: A Hint at the Kind of Answer John Muir Might Have Offered to John McCain

A posthumous quote of the American naturalist writer, John Muir, from the Sierra Club Bulletin, January, 1920:

No doubt [the Redwoods] would make good lumber after passing through a sawmill, as George Washington after passing through the hands of a French cook would have made good food.

Image of an urban building standing in for a tree, from a 1960s elementary science textbook. In the green circle it says,

How does living without trees affect man?

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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