Parables from the Forest

Spring has barely arrived in middle April in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I was admiring the thick forest of evergreen and hardwood deciduous trees as I walked down the path. Most of the ground is covered with dead branches or trees, leaves, and fallen needles. The ground is frozen… Continue reading

The Morning Song in the Winter Mountains

We woke in the morning to capture the waning moon after sunrise. A couple days after full moon, if the skies are clear at dawn, there can be a beautiful sight as the setting moon nears the mountain ridges at the southwest end the Tygart Valley in the West Virginia… Continue reading

A Best Kept Secret: Graveyards of the Genesis Flood

The southwest US has been dry for centuries. That dryness has preserved beautiful scenery of a catastrophic time: the Genesis Flood. Contrary to popular opinion and numerous state or federal signs that adhere to millions of years of slow change, the evidence of magnificent canyons, huge uplifts, and crossed layers… Continue reading