The latest Newsweek story on privatizing water ("Should private companies control our most precious natural resource?" Hmm. No.)
Sometimes a Great Notion, by Ken Kesey. I have tried to get into this book two times before and failed. Now that I'm an Oregon resident, I feel a sense of duty. Hopefully third time's a charm.
If I Ran the Rainforest (Dr Seuss). It is in our nightly rotation. I melted when I first saw the sloths on page 20. They remind me of August circa 8 mos.