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Creek Running North
October 22, 2004
Still life for Siona
Of course, the rest of you can look as well. This is a shot taken by Matthew Carlstroem on the first morning of our Mojave trip this spring.
This is just exactly what I needed to see this morning, on a day when I feel as if nothing I do makes any sense, and my favorite non-outdoors part of my life - this here blog - serves mainly as a venue for comment spam. (750 or more removed in the last four days.)
I know, I know. I'm not supposed to give up hope until November 3. Soldier on, comrades! Death to the fundamentalist insect that preys upon the people!
Posted by Chris Clarke at October 22, 2004 10:42 AM
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Thank you, Chris.
I needed that too.
('Making sense' is sometimes overrated. Absurdity is fine. Absurdity is necessary. Its might be more difficult to rest in, but sense could not exist without nonsense. That said, I like the insanity of mountains much more than that of the city.)Posted by: Siona at October 22, 2004 10:49 AM
WONDERFUL photo. have faith, my friend. it's not over till it's over. let's wait and see.Posted by: Anne at October 22, 2004 11:07 AM
Oh, huge nostalgia rush from looking at that picture. How many times have I sat at a table like that, slightly chilled by the wind, listening to the rustle of the plants nearby, smelling the sage or chaparral, holding a mug of something hot... too many to count. Thanks.Posted by: Rana at October 22, 2004 01:11 PM
I have to ask... is that a giant peanut over there on the side of the mountain? Sure looks like one!Posted by: butuki at November 1, 2004 11:54 AM