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Marin Headlands (CA), Layered Hills, Pacific Ocean

There are times I lived closer to the San Francisco Bay Area, not that 2.5 hours is really that long of a drive time.  Yet the area has so much to offer photographically.   380 more words

Photography

Save SS United States, "America’s Flagship"

She was built as an unsinkable ship, a claim allegedly attributed to Bruce Ismay, the managing partner of the White Star Line, the direct shipowning company of the famous… 2,058 more words

Maritime History

Wild in the Garden

“In all things nature there is something of the marvelous.” -Aristotle

Spring is in bloom. Every year, we edit these daisies and every year, they come back stronger.  28 more words

Nature

The island of women

From the 16th to the 19th century when pirates wanted to stash their women somewhere safe while they plundered and pillaged the Caribbean, they chose a small, narrow, elongated piece of paradise just off the coast of Mexico. 567 more words

Travel

Canada's second largest Douglas-fir discovered

“This may very well be the most significant big tree discovery in Canada in decades. This is a tree with a trunk as wide as a living room and stands taller than downtown skyscrapers,” said TJ Watt, … 357 more words

Eco News

Butterfly Bushes

A guaranteed butterfly magnet is called a buddleia, or a butterfly bush. On a weekend at Cattail Creek, these were the perfect porch companions. Watch them fly… 124 more words

Nature

De Blasio Still Wants Conservancies to Share Money With Poorer Parks

Call him Mayor Robin Hood–for parks at least.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his new parks commissioner today threw their weight behind the idea of getting wealthy, privately-funded parks conservancies to help subsidize parks with less green–but stopped short of endorsing making such an arrangement mandatory.