Another Look at Last Week’s Full Moonrise

“Moonrise” Taos, NM. February 17, 2011.

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My Shot of the Day – Meleagris gallopavo

Uncooperative and forever trying to get away from me.  I laid in the snow for a good chunk of time as they came toward me, only to cough at an inoportune moment.

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Madagascar – BBC – Island of Marvels (VIDEO)

Wow. After watching this BBC documentary on Madagascar…the unique island moves closer to the top of my MUST GO SEE/DO list:

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Applied Archaeology At Its Best

Finnish scientists are working diligently to re-brew a rather old-style ale after disecting an ancient beer found in a 200 year old shipwreck found at the bottom of the Baltic Sea near the Aland Island. The VTT Technical Research Center of Finland says it aims to determine the recipe used in the brewing of what is “one of [...]

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Tonight’s Moonrise in Taos, New Mexico, USA

This moonrise photogaphy is available for sale here.

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My Shot of the Day – Rainy Pompeii and Vesuvius

  It was rain most of the day. The severely cold.  But it was a great day for pictures from Pompeii .

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The Long Walk – Would You Rather Have Questions or Answers?

I guess I’m a little slow to these things sometimes but I just…literally just…found out that Slavomir Rawicz’s The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom was probably fabricated out of whole cloth.  Damn. “The Long Walk” (published in 1956) describeds Rawicz’ epic escape from a Soviet gulag in 1941.  Supposedly, Rawicz’ and a [...]

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