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The Power of Water

The power of water rushing down a steep streambed or launching into space to crash in spray at the base of a waterfall is tremendous. It reminds us of the power and wonder of this rich world of which each … Continue reading

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The mountains are singing

News radio is abuzz about high water in Yosemite Valley from the snowmelt above. We’ve had a bumper snow year and the mountains are singing. Water and spray are everywhere below the snowline, watering fresh new vegetation. I’ve been in … Continue reading

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The quiet of the mountains

With all that’s going on in national politics and world news, it’s a welcome break to spend some time in the quiet of the winter mountains. The Sierra has been getting lots of snow this year, so it’s time to … Continue reading

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Space

View south from Monarch Divide, Kings Canyon National Park Standing on the crest of an 11-thousand foot ridge above the South fork of the Kings River, I look down toward the river, out of sight over 6,000 feet below. The … Continue reading

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The Earth is Moving

As we look across the landscape from a viewpoint, the earth seems to go on and on without a sense of curvature. However, we know that we actually are standing at one point on an immense sphere–much too large to … Continue reading

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Our common humanity

I’ve increasingly become aware of our common humanity all around the globe. Each of us, wherever we may live, whatever our culture, religion or the color of our skin, has the same kinds of feelings, hopes and dreams. This was … Continue reading

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Water–our precious resource

Water–what more precious resource do we have? Without our doing anything, it falls from the sky and collects in snowbanks, streams and mighty rivers, and in barrels we put outside our homes to catch some. It falls on the strong … Continue reading

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