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Is there life on MARS?

Is there life on Mars?

This line from a David Bowie song has become a recurring pun as new MARS project (‘Managing Aquatic ecosystems and water Resources under multiple Stress’ 895 more words


Wednesday, 24th April, 1771

Wednesday, 24th. Ditto weather. Found the Variation to be 17 degrees 30 minutes West. Employ’d as yesterday. Wind West, West-North-West; course North 20 degrees West; distance 78 miles; latitude 25 degrees 6 minutes South, longitude 351 degrees 16 minutes West.

Captain Cook

opening up to a brilliant white light

A window opening inside the Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo, San Antonio, Texas / Julie Cook / 2014


At Tkabies

Monday 14 April  S28° 42.33’ E 20° 54.38’

There was a light rain shower while I was packing up to move on in the morning. I first went a short distance upstream along the main road to Upington to do some observation near the roadside, and then doubled back to go to the Tkabies campsite, just 7km downstream from Keimoes, where I will camp for the next week. 831 more words


The Passion of the Explorer

I have just been liberated. For so many years I have been asked by everyone what it is that I am passionate about, what drives me. 387 more words


nonfiction nuggets...a grand adventure through the grand canyon

Down the Colorado: John Wesley Powell, the One-Armed Explorer, written and illustrated by Deborah Kogan Ray
published in 2007 by Frances Foster Books

In 1869, John Wesley Powell and a small crew of men began a harrowing expedition on the Colorado River. 181 more words

Picture Books

Cages of the Mind

Trapped, surrounded, the walls close in.
Suffocating, unable to move, I struggle for my next breath.

Then I remember. I built this cage. It is made of uncertainty, guilt, and fear.   290 more words