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The Owl and the Woodpecker (Paul Bannick)

Bird books seem to my biggest new indulgence this year. No fewer than seven of them have followed me home (so far) in the last 12 months. [I’ve reviewed several here; search my blog for “birds” to retrieve them.] As … Continue reading

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Images of a Champion (Lance Armstrong)

QUICK TAKE: As I write this, I’m watching the final stage of the Tour de France, a grueling three-week cycling competition that’s had a rough couple of years. Not only has it struggled to rid itself of blood-doping riders, but … Continue reading

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High Rocks and Ice (Bob & Ira Spring)

A while back I expressed to you my wish — my ache — to be up hiking the high country trails at Mt Rainier. I shared a few mountain photography books with you at the time, but I’d be remiss … Continue reading

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The Art of the Snowflake (Kenneth Libbrecht)

As kids we were all told snowflakes were six-sided crystals and no two were alike. Most of us even made paper cutouts or drew snowflakes for winter school projects. But how often have we had the chance to actually see … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier National Park Impressions (Charles Gurche)

Last time we chatted I was longing to see Mt Rainier again and had comforted myself with one of Art Wolfe’s great photography collections of the Cascade Range: Seven Summits. I also went through Charles Gurche’s Mount Rainier National Park … Continue reading

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