Stone Island

26 Jun 19
After The Rains

By the time the tide was low enough that Wim finally spotted the golden cog’s hull cutting the white capped swells of the North sea, it was almost noon.  The sun belied this fact, skirting the horizon through the grey veil of March clouds. The ship looked dull in the overcast light, more bronze than […]

26 Jun 19
JodockWorldTravel

Having never been to Ireland the image we had in our heads was one of ragged cliffs, rolling green hills and sheep.  The area surrounding Belfast did not disappoint.  Our tour today was to the Giants’ Causeway, a collection of what is said to be 40,000 basalt stones (we didn’t take time to count) of […]

26 Jun 19
Byzantines and Button Downs

Hello, all! A student of mine has requested visual presentations as we go through the textbook we’re working with. The textbook in question is Traditions and Encounters, which was the textbook that I used when I was younger to study for the AP World History exam. Because of the fact that we’re using this textbook […]

26 Jun 19
An Old Lady with a Backpack

2015 June —– I had some time to kill before flying home to Canada, so I decided to go to Budapest for a few days. I saw a magnet on Len’s fridge that said Budapest, and figured Why not? Budapest (pronounced Bu-da-pesht, not pest – like a bug) is the capital of Hungary. It is […]

26 Jun 19

Earthforms features four photographs from the Mingan Archipelago (Province of Québec, Canada), including the cover and the title page. These islands offered such an exceptional geological panorama, in such an unlikely place for most Americans, that they deserved the status of framing the whole book this way. When I reviewed the images from this particular […]