Sunday, March 27, 2011

Science and Nature

To science's deep frustration, nature regularly confounds our attempts to predict its next move.

― Susan Casey, The Wave.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

On Death Valley

image“The Valley was a place made for loners. You could share it only with someone who viewed it in the same perspective-not as endless miles of coarse, dead landscape but as a starkly beautiful wilderness teeming with life. To him it seemed almost sentient, as if deep within its ancient rock was something that approximated a soul.”

― Bill Pronzini, The Other Side of Silence
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