Tag Archives: Rivers

Flashback Friday: Vaillac Brook

Two of my faithful followers (Ogee and Vicki) have requested some follow-up photos from my trip to France in April 2002. Very well, I’m happy to comply.  I made this one within a half-hour’s drive of the meadow that I … Continue reading

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A walk in the Waitaks

Well, I’ve been back in New Zealand for almost two weeks, and it’s way past time that I send a report. Most of my time has been taken up with family matters, especially handyman stuff for our daughters, but we … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: A Guinness, a glen, and gorse

On this first of May, I’ve been looking through my archives for memories I’ve made on this date in bygone times. Fifteen years ago I found myself in Ireland with a colleague. Work was finished for the day and we … Continue reading

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Craning our necks

We had a wonderful adventure yesterday. We drove westward from Omaha to the Nebraska Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center near Kearney (since today is St. Patrick’s Day, I’ll say that it rhymes with “blarney” rather than give you a … Continue reading

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Black Canyon, Part 2

Most of the major canyons of the U.S. Southwest were formed by rivers eating through sedimentary rock over eons, typically forming wide, colorful, and often gently-stepped chasms. The Black Canyon of the Gunnison River is an exception to this tendency … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Mickeys Creek

The linguistic pedants among you will wonder about the lack of an apostrophe, and so do I. Be that as it may, I don’t know if there were two or more Mickeys who lived in the area (in which case … Continue reading

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Seasonal dichotomy

I am very happy to be able to send out another post, at long last, and expect to provide more in the very near future.  I returned from my seven weeks in New Zealand just a few days ago and … Continue reading

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