Photos of the Day, January 3, 2015

There was supposed to be a good amount of fresh snow on the summit, but it turned out that the story of the day was the wind.  The day was mostly sunny, 10 degrees F, wind 35-45mph and a bit of wind chill. http://nsrider.com/photoblog/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/IMG_0894.mov

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Photo of the day, October 1, 2004

Caught a very early flight to Albuquerque today and watched the sun slowly rise below the wing.  I've never seen the sunrise below me before, although it might be more common in the mountains. Speaking of mountains, it's to the west we are headed.  This post is being created years after the event and I am forever blessed that we were able to launch this adventure in October of 2004.

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The new common language will be more simple and regular than the existing European languages. It will be as simple as Occidental; in fact, it will be Occidental. To an English person, it will seem like simplified English, as a skeptical Cambridge friend of mine told me what Occidental is. The European languages are members of the same family. Their separate existence is a myth. For science, music, sport, etc, Europe uses the same vocabulary. The ...