Category Archives: 2010/2011

A beautiful whale story

– Here is a beautiful whale story from last winter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBYPlcSD490 We were not directly involved but had met this whale the day before, came very close, and wondered about his strange behavior, but did not detect the dilemma then. On … Continue reading

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Sand dunes, sliding rocks, and hot springs

– Going home –  Stovepipe Well sand dunes in Death Valley We’ve been here many times, and can’t get enough of these views. An ultralight zooms around one afternoon tickling my nerves. A famous photographer shooting pictures probably already taken … Continue reading

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Desert Spring

– Perhaps another glimpse of impermanence –  Joshua Tree N.P.  Joshua Tree has become a secret reference point for me, an annual test: can I still climb this rock?   My old rotten knee has finally become a real problem. … Continue reading

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Suppositions and memories

  – A reflection on how we perceive reality – We found a new sea-cave on Carmen  At low tide you can swim into a secluded, totally protected room.  Carmen  A whale baby crossing our way off Danzante  ******* * … Continue reading

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Last Canyon

– A hike into a wild canyon –  One season is ending, another is beginning. The mood is changing. It got warm over night. Before we pack up we head out into the canyons one last time: Wow Canyon  A … Continue reading

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At the end of the season

 – Baja in late February – “Do not come home!” our neighbor wrote and attached this picture of our far away house: So we gladly look around in our paradise and feel the sun on our skin. The southerlies have started … Continue reading

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Little birds and little droplets

– About form and emptiness – Look at these elegant feet!  The birds are so used to us now; they sit on my shoe while I’m tying the laces.  Grebes are plentiful again on the ocean.  The new harvest of … Continue reading

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