Tag Archives: John McPhee

Geologic Time and Human Time Intersect in California

Geologists measure time in ‘periods’ and ‘eras’ lasting millions of years. Our current period is The Quaternary Period that began somewhat less than 2 million years ago. Beginning in the Paleozoic Era (544 to 245 million years ago) and ending … Continue reading

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Dark, Thrilling, Light, Complicated and Other Summer Reading

While walking around Prague during Eva’s and my vacation last month, I couldn’t resist buying an English language book at a Barnes & Noble-type store (in Sweden, like Akademibokhandeln). I cannot account for my reason then to have bought Nothing … Continue reading

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