Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bibliophage

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

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On Exploration

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

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Diplomacy in the Mountains

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

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Cave Exploration in the Bahamas

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

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trekking barefoot through python-infested Philippine jungles in search of never-before-seen caves, Bill is driven to push the edge… Continue reading

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Convocation

The Sun sets into a scarlet pool, clouds flash crimson under the mazarine vault of sky. Venus hangs like a diadem on the neck of the Moon, watching serenely as the rising tide of night washes across the sky. Continue reading

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