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The Ocean is

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 in Stories | 8 comments

The ocean– You bring it home in your pockets and shoes and empty the sand onto the kitchen floor. Tiny grains ground down from continents. On the windowsill is a jar full of sea glass and inside the jar you have your favorites—and not all are smooth and perfect and blue. It can’t all be about ocean policy and rules and all the things we do...

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The Cuban Drop-off.

Posted by on Mar 10, 2011 in Nature | 3 comments

For some reason, I keep looking at this drop-off and trench. I’m taken by it. Sure it’s only Google Earth. But I’ve heard young Columbus loved nothing more than a good map. On the map (see below) the drop-off is where the land ends and the deep sea begins. It’s a wall, an underwater cliff. Can you imagine if the earth really was...

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