Tag Archives: Mountains

Weekly Photo Challenge: ENDURANCE, 2

In answering the challenge to depict things that endure, natural forces might well be the very first to come to mind. And yet the great natural forces — the sea, rocks, mountains — are engaged in their own wars of endurance: Irresistible force: … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COMFORT

“I will lift up mine eyes to the hills From whence cometh my help —“ –   Psalm 121 A lot depends on punctuation here. The atheist might put a semi-comma after “hills” and a question mark after help. A … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mountains, 3

The mountain dominates the small island upon which it stands. Its foothills are covered with straggly vegetation; there’s a curving beach below it; and the whole island rises out of the surrounding sea — But this “mountain” is actually the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mountains, 2

INSIDE/OUTSIDE —– The Berkshire Mountains contain the tallest peak in Western Massachusetts. Mount Greylock is  3,491 feet high, nestled into the surrounding Berkshires. By the standards of really mountainous states — Colorado, for openers, or Washington — that’s not such … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mountains, 1

FOR OPENERS — my very favorite mountain picture. The Catalinas in Tucson, Arizona, in a smiling sunset mood: Other mountains, other moods to follow in due course —

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Arizona Geometrics

Some visitors here, not all, know that I have two blogs: Touch2Touch, and A View from the Woods. Back in dim blogging history when I began, I had a semi-clear vision of the difference between them. One would deal with … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LIGHT

Here we are in Arizona, where sunlight rules until darkness descends more swiftly than back home in the East. But even in its fading, the light is beautiful on the mountains:

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