Monthly Archives: March 2011
Dreaming that one is eating books foretells advantages to teachers, lecturers, and anyone who earns his livelihood from books, but for everyone else it means sudden death. Artemidorus of Daldis … Continue reading
The beauty, purity, and simplicity of the mountains bestow a joy and peace difficult to match amidst the machinations of civilization.
When I left the mountains for graduate school in Florida, I cast about for that clean, quiet peace and found it in cave diving. Continue reading
While riding with his horses and servants through a vile and dangerous portion of the mountains, a soldier stopped the author (Audrey Herbert) and demanded his yol teskere (road permit), which was packed away… Continue reading
Slithering in as carefully as I could, the tank once again caught on the ceiling and my heart went into my throat. There was no other way out, and I had a little over an hour to figure it out. Continue reading
trekking barefoot through python-infested Philippine jungles in search of never-before-seen caves, Bill is driven to push the edge… Continue reading