Monthly Archives: June 2016

First Thing in the Morning

First thing in the morning the male mockingbird makes it perfectly clear what it’s all about From his perch atop the tallest tree he’s telling other males that this is his territory and telling females that he has what it … Continue reading

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GPS or Bust

GPS or Bust. I’ve written on this subject before, characterizing the modern American traveler as being “cartographically-challenged”. But things have now progressed to a stage beyond that. Now, many travelers will not consult a map, no matter what. It’s a similar … Continue reading

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Evening Rain and Sunset – June 4, 2016

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Sunset – May 31, 2016

Black Mesa, a flat-topped formation created by a horizontal lava flow, is separated from a similar mesa to the north by a curving ridge of poorly consolidated lake sediments. Below is a telephoto view of where that ridge abuts Black Mesa, and … Continue reading

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