This week's palate cleansers have all featured water images that convey the beauty of the natural water world around us. A diminishing world...
As Jen said the other day in her post, water is life. Barbara Kingsolver wrote an eloquent piece titled just that for the April issue of National Geographic. You can read Water is Life here. Her article is headed with this simple thought:
The amount of moisture on Earth has not changed. The water the dinosaurs drank millions of years ago is the same water that falls as rain today. But will there be enough for a more crowded world?
They're right. We can't. So why waste it?
( Image above from National Geographic Water Is Life photo gallery)
Breton Island Preserve, shortly before Hurricane Georges, 2000
(US Army Corps of Engineers)