Monthly Archives: July 2010

Mosquito Wing

In college I took a class in scanning electron microscopy.  Not because I needed to use an SEM for any of my research (a local flora of vascular plants in the hills north of Mono Lake), but because it seemed … Continue reading

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Megalithic Argyll

In the summer of ’74 I joined an Earthwatch expedition to “Megalithic Britain.” The group, under the direction of archaeo-astronomer and “Stonehenge Decoded” author Gerald Hawkins, paid a brief visit to Stonehenge itself (this was when you could still walk … Continue reading

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Yosemite Walls

During a couple of recent day hikes in Yosemite, I explored some of the massive granite walls with a telephoto lens. Impressive as these walls can be in a wide-angle or panoramic view, their immensity becomes more impressive, I think, … Continue reading

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