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A Modern Greek Saga: Sisyphus And The Ivy

Some causes just seem hopeless some days. But you’ve no doubt met people who insist on tackling intractable problems locally and around the world.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Tom Banse of the Northwest News Network introduces us to a particularly dedicated fellow who wages a solo fight each weekday morning against invasive English ivy vines in his home state of Washington.

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Kevin Head goes on daily pre-dawn missions to remove the invasive English ivy. (Tom Banse/Northwest News Network)
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Kevin Head goes on daily pre-dawn missions to remove the invasive English ivy. (Tom Banse/Northwest News Network)