Category Archives: California

A New Morning, A New Year

2014 is here. Last week we witnessed a glorious dawn in Butte Valley at the southern end of Death Valley National Park in California. This is a very remote area. The mountains of the Panamint range are seen to the east. Not seen (behind me) is the magnificent Striped Butte, one of the park’s jewels. […]

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Trona Pinnacles Revisited

Another magical evening. In 2010 I experienced an enchanting evening at the Trona Pinnacles. On my visit in December 2012, I was witness to another equally engrossing spectacle. My posts at the Trona Pinnacles are archived here. From: Death Valley and the Northern Mojave by William C. Tweed and Lauren Davis (Cachuma Press, 2003) As […]

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Ronald G. Wayne

Apple’s forgotten co-founder. It is well known that Apple Computer was founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Not as well known is that there was a third co-founder – Ronald Wayne. With Jobs and Wozniak wet behind the ears at the time, Ron was the adult in the room. He conceived the […]

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