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And the Wheel Turns...

Can it really be that we are only weeks away from the end of our first year of restoration? It hardly seems possible. Wasn’t that first weekend just a month or so ago? 596 more words

News And Events

Yosemite National Park, CA - Getting to North Dome

Starting an 8.8 mile round trip hike at 1:30 in the afternoon might seem ill-advised.  But it was almost the summer solstice, so darkness wasn’t going to be a factor, the weather was pleasant, and we were in pretty good shape.   441 more words

National Parks

Stonehenge vs. Stonehenge: Two Pilgrimages Compared and Contrasted

My most recent visit to Stonehenge was quite different from my first one. Judging by their accents and license plates, thousands of tourists from all over Europe and North America were on hand the second time. 974 more words



One summer’s solstice
the blue heron
dropped from the sky
to stand in wakeful stillness
in the green scummed pond
by which I watched from the shore. 67 more words

Running Behind

I’m going to be later than I thought with the next chapter of Summer Solstice. Looks like my revised posting dates will be pushed back by one week. 22 more words


Stonehenge discovery: Have yourself a Megalithic Christmas

What we learned about Stonehenge this week is that it wasn’t built for summer celebrations.

First reports of the discovery of a mass of huge stones buried near Stonehenge… 224 more words

Durrington Walls

Next time on Summer Solistice

After getting such a great response to the last chapter, I’ve been editing like crazy to get the next chapter uploaded this weekend. Here’s an excerpt from the next chapter: 418 more words