Temporal.

August 5, 2012 § 2 Comments

“But however we remember it––or choose to remember it––the past is the foundation that holds our lives in place. Without its support, we’d have nothing for guidance. We spend so much time focused on what lies ahead, when what has fallen behind is just as important. What defines us isn’t where we’re going, but where we’ve been. Although there are places and people we will never see again, and although we move on and let them go, they remain a part of who we are.” – Brigid Gorry-Hines

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Jenny Lake in Teton Mountains

http://www.geo.wvu.edu/~kammer/g404photos.htm

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“But there is something about Time. The sun rises and sets. The stars swing slowly across the sky and fade. Clouds fill with rain and snow, empty themselves, and fill again. The moon is born, and dies, and is reborn. Around millions of clocks swing hour hands, and minute hands, and second hands. Around goes the continual circle of the notes of the scale. Around goes the circle of night and day, the circle of weeks forever revolving, and of months, and of years.”  – Madeleine L’Engle

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central portion of the Rocky Mountains WY

“The Rocky Mountains, which stretch along the western part of North America, are one of the longest mountain chains on Earth. Although geologists pretty well understand how the southern and northern portions formed, the central Rockies, from Wyoming to New Mexico, have always been an enigma. Now, scientists have a possible answer to the long-standing riddle—an answer that may also shed light on Colorado’s rich silver, gold, and other mineral deposits.” – Sid Perkins

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2011/02/how-the-rocky-mountain-range-got.html

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“It hadn’t been so long ago, yet sometimes she felt that she’d been an altogether different person back then.”  – Nicholas Sparks

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Tors at Vedauwoo southeast Wyoming

http://plantsandrocks.blogspot.com/2012/02/creatures-of-stone-iii-rest-of-story.html

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“The years teach much the days never know.”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Univ of WY Structural Geology Tectonics

http://geology.uwyo.edu/structural-geology-and-tectonics

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It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.”  – Andy Rooney

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Rocky Mountains rise over Wyoming

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/110302-rocky-mountains-colorado-mystery-new-theory-earth-science/

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“Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”  – Paul Coelho

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Sheep Mountain anticline WY

http://earthly-musings.blogspot.com/2011/11/wonders-of-geology-new-and-stunning.html

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“Everything changed the day she figured out there was exactly enough time for the important things in her life.”  – Brian Andreas

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Teton National Park

http://www.geology.ohio-state.edu/~saltzman/researchinterests2.html

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“All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.”  – Susan Sontag

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Sweetwater Valley WY

http://lelandrucker.com/2012/03/2000-miles-of-bad-road/

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“Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.”  – Denis Waitley

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Gangplank WY

http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/geology/publications/bul/1493/sec4.htm

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“There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.”  – Mahatma Ghandi

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Red Canyon Lander WY

http://www.igougo.com/journal-j34678-Lander-Wide_Open_Wind_River_Country_Wyoming.html

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“For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again.”  – Eric Roth

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Absaroka Range

http://climbingcorner.com/

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“How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Suess

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Wind River Bighorn River exits Owl Creek Mountains

http://www.geology.wisc.edu/~maher/air/air15.htm

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“Time has a wonderful way to show us what really matters.”  – Margaret Peters

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