Monthly Archives: October 2007

Conquering divide

This morning I am enjoying the benefits of jet lead. My watch says it’s 7:30, but the hotel-room clock reads 4:30, so I have a few hours free to lie awake and solve the world’s problems. As a warmup exercise … Continue reading

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Antinomies on the landscape

From the Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Travel Guide to the Pacific Northwest, page 218: In spite of its name, False Creek is not a creek at all….

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