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The Culture of Shut Up

The Culture of Shut Up

Found in the Atlantic Monthy

The Culture of Shut Up
By Jon Lovett

There once was a remote village deep in the rainforest that had no contact with the outside world. And in this small village there were only three village elders who had the ability to speak. So they were in charge. And they’d have arguments. One would say, “I support a woman’s right to choose.” Another would say, “I oppose a…

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Merry Christmas, ShipmatesLord God, our power evermore,
Whose arm doth reach the ocean floor,Dive with our men beneath the…View Post
When The Photographer Isn’tWe entered Glacier Bayearly in the morning under heavy clouds. Add the motion of the ship and I was…View Post

When The Photographer Isn’t

We entered Glacier Bayearly in the morning under heavy clouds. Add the motion of the ship and I was…

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Glass Is the Most Magical of All Materials — Dale Chihuly

Sandra and I went on an outing to Lake Union/Queen Anne Hill in Seattle last week. One excellent stop was the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit at Seattle Center. Didn’t think to lug my DSLR along but I grabbed a few shots with my iPhone. I have visited the

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A man who keeps company with glaciers comes to feel tolerably insignificant by and by. — Mark TwainWe entered Glacier Bayjust after dawn on August 30, and being the only cruise ship there, spent the…View Post
Autumn on the TundraDenali National Park
Yes, it really looked that red in the subdued morning light.
Look at me!…View Post

Autumn on the Tundra

Denali National Park

Yes, it really looked that red in the subdued morning light.

Look at me!…

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"The mountains have always been here, and in them, the bears."The title is from The Lost Grizzlies by Rick Bass
This shot was taken from 1300 to 1500 yards…View Post
Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside the Boatwright’s ShopIf we live near the water we see the outside of boats everyday. If we own a boat (or better yet,…View Post
"It is all mossy and moosey. " - Henry David ThoreauYesterday I promised to show you some of the creatures that inhabit the Tundra at Denali. Today,…View Post
Tundra TapestryIf you can only visit one more wilderness area in your lifetime, make sure it’s Denali National ParkView Post