Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spring is Springing

Here in southeast Michigan (and indeed in much of the country) we’ve experienced one of the warmest winters on record.  Even though spring doesn’t officially start until tomorrow, for over a week it’s been more like May than March.  Our … Continue reading

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Yosemite Valley Revisited

Last August I was out on business in central California and had a few hours to see Yosemite Valley at Yosemite National Park.  In January I was out there again and had time for another quick visit.  As with the … Continue reading

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A Destroyer Rests Again

The catastrophic eruption of Mount Saint Helens is something that has fascinated me since I was a kid.  This stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc began rumbling in March of 1980.  Small earthquakes, steam explosions, and cratering warned of impending … Continue reading

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A Brand New Day

From July of 2010 until November of 2011 I managed to fill every month with pictures and commentary of plants, animals, and geologic features I had witnessed.  Since November 2011 I’ve been absent.  Partly this is from working obsessively, and … Continue reading

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