Category Archives: the hungry brain

Looking at the world through a windshield

 A Migratory Expedition Southward Winter in the Rockies is a long season. Even in the southern Rockies cold and snow can be expected for a long six months. Staying mostly indoors sitting by the fire has it’s comforts but can … Continue reading

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A unique American invention – the apple parer

Found in an old cabin In mid 1850s America, a growing middle class sought out new mechanical aides and labor-saving machines for the home. The birth of American industry saw a proliferation of these mass produced items made of cast … Continue reading

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The eerie aura of Mo’okini

From generation to generation the story of Mo’okini has been told. On the northernmost tip of Hawai’i Island sits a massive stone ruins. The winds across Upolu Point rustle the grass of the hillside. The stones of the solitary ruins … Continue reading

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Chacoan Culture – some Great Houses

The Chaco Phenomenon was an instance of a rapid jump in culture. Huge three-and four-story houses built with exquisite stonework, and containing hundreds of rooms were built by people that only a short time prior were living in underground pit … Continue reading

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Chacoan Culture – Archeoastronomy

Archeoastronomy is the study of the beliefs and practices concerning astronomy that existed in ancient and prehistoric civilizations. The meanings of the sky vary from culture to culture. The sun, moon and stars above  mattered to our ancient ancestors. The … Continue reading

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B&W ART Montage

Water Woes Those of you who have known me for awhile, know of my appreciation for Surrealist Art. Surrealism uses visual imagery from the subconscious mind to spur the imagination. The art is a juxtaposition of two or more distant … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Voyaging

Navigating the World They sail with no charts or instruments. No timepiece. No compass. They navigate as their ancestors did, guided by a world of natural signs—the arcing stars, sun, and moon; the signs of direction in swell and wind … Continue reading

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