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Dry Country

Dry Country

When the bread on your sandwich becomes toast while you are consuming the sandwich, you know you’re in the desert. Salt cakes the roadside gullies. A windmill with one bent blade sends out bursts of reflected sun. Ridges far away are like layers of torn construction paper in blues and grays. The crayons in the … Continue reading

Re-creation

Re-creation

Aspens shimmer in the slightest breeze showing the dark and light sides of their leaves, like the ASL sign for applause: hands pointed upward rotating at wrists quickly to show palm, back of hand, palm, back of hand. It’s August 13, 2011 and we’re taking a post-lunch drive to Eleven Mile Canyon to re-create a … Continue reading