Author Archives: Tim Messick

About Tim Messick

Photographer, cartographer, and botanist/naturalist. Home is in Davis, California. Home-away-from-home is the eastern Sierra Nevada. Compiling a flora of the Bodie Hills.

Pictures of the Sun

Since everyone else this week is sharing their photos of the total solar eclipse (which I was not able to go see in person), I’ll share a different kind of view of the sun. This image documents 34 weeks of … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories at Bodie

The voices of nobody in the night . . .  the footsteps of no one on the stairs . . .  lights turning on and off in unoccupied buildings . . .  Over the years, the park staff who live … Continue reading

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Sunset over Mono

With the frequent occurrence of late-afternoon storms east of the Sierra Nevada this summer, it’s been an unusually good year for colorful clouds at sunset in the western Great Basin. These are from one evening during a quick visit to … Continue reading

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