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  • Vietnam’s Mammoth Cavern – Photo Gallery – National Geographic Magazine
    "There?s a jungle inside Vietnam?s mammoth cavern. A skyscraper could fit too. And the end is out of sight."

    The perfect place to film a movie.

  • Vanishing Act – Lapham?s Quarterly
    "Not even a cat was out. The rain surged down with a steady drone. It meant to harm New York and everyone there. The gutters could not contain it. Long ago they had despaired of the job and surrendered. But the rain paid no attention to them?New York people never lived in houses or even in burrows. They inhabited cells in stone cliffs. They timed the cooking of their eggs by the nearest traffic light. If the light went wrong, so did the eggs?

    ‘I don?t like civilization,’ she said, to the rain."

    The unsolved disappearance of Barbara Newhall Follett, child author and my new life hero. Here is more:

    "My dreams are going through their death flurries. I thought they were all safely buried, but sometimes they stir in their grave, making my heartstrings twinge. I mean no particular dream, you understand, but the whole radiant flock of them together ? with their rainbow wings, iridescent, bright, soaring, glorious, sublime. They are dying before the steel javelins and arrows of a world of Time and Money."

January 11, 2011. Links