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The snowtrees of Helene Wurlitzer

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These snowtrees were my companions, my protectors and my teachers during what for me was a very important winter, in 2007-08. I had just spent most of a year living among ex-patriats and native Kachiquel Mayans in a village on … Continue reading

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“Every crystal, a masterpiece of design”

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Wilson A. Bentley (b. 1865) first become fascinated with snow during his childhood on his parents’ farm in Jericho, Vermont. A self-educated farmer, Bentley experimented for years with ways to view individual snowflakes in order to study their crystalline structure, … Continue reading

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Let it snow

  Snow is water, too. Here in the high desert where I dwell, we pray all winter for it to come, knowing that the amount of its runoff will determine our nearness to or distance from drought for the rest … Continue reading

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