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Some Say Silence is Boring

I’m an advocate of Silence. That might be boring to some people, but these days, it’s something of a rare experience in our busy existences. 192 more words

Travel

East Side

A couple weeks ago, I just spent a long weekend in South Lake Tahoe with the gal pals and it got me thinking about how much I love the mountains. 1,494 more words

A View from the Owens Valley, BW

The same view from a few days earlier, in B&W.  I think I like this one better.

Glimpses

Before the Apocalypse

“The last to fall were the buildings, distant and solemn, the gravestones for an entire world.”

— Dan Wells, Partials

Glimpses

A View from the Owens Valley

The Owens Valley has an interesting history.  Essentially, Los Angeles, the city, took all its water for itself.  It is also where the Manzanar Concentration Camp interred thousands of Japanese American citizens during the dark and scary days of World War II.   29 more words

Glimpses

Stolen Water, Stolen Dreams

I have a love-hate relationship with the eastern slope of California’s Sierra Nevada. I love the country, the sheer majesty of the land; but I hate what people have done here. 312 more words

California

July 27, 1976: Legionnaire’s Disease in Philadelphia; 1905: Consideration of Owens Valley Water Supply for Los Angeles

July 27, 1976: Outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease in Philadelphia. “On July 21, 1976, the American Legion opened its annual three-day convention at the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 555 more words

Water