Monthly Archives: September 2012

down to earth

I just finished watching the German film Der Nordwand, the North Face (literally north wall, which is what it looks like), about climbing the north face of the Eiger. Makes other mountain climbing movies pale by comparison. Mountain climbing is … Continue reading

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the western sugar maple

Found some pictures Cindy took of the bigtooth, Wasatch, or canyon maple, Acer grandidentatum in the back yard. I bought these for $6.25 at the old Hampden West Nursery, about 1988. They get water, and so are about 20 feet … Continue reading

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