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    Location, location, location.

    Aug. 17, 2010 (2394 views)

    Hawaiian volcanic islands rise out of the sea, taking a couple of million years to do so. It would seem at first glance that nothing could be more unrelated than dry rock and the rolling ocean. And yet, once you begin to look at how life is woven on these mountains, the many ways in which the land informs the sea, and vice-versa, can change your assumptions about what it means to be living on land. Because there IS no living on land without water. For anyone or anything.  Now,...

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    The Great Advantage of Height

    Oct. 14, 2010 (4608 views)

    Speaking of the Galapagos (a couple of blogs back), how is it that they are so dry and we are so not?  Cumulatively, I mean.   They’re short.   Hawaii’s...

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