Because as a whole, we are a society of those who do not welcome change. Too old fashion in our values. I checked out the map from the link - discusting - the rest of the world is on par with one another. Why can't the US? Backwards country with their backwards thinking.
I remember camping up in Ontario, about 2 1/2 hours north of Toronto. The campground was next to a railroad. And every night, the longest freight train in perhaps the whole world would go by. It was amazing watching and listening to it. I love trains, probably as much as I love the sound of falling water!
I love the sound of water. We were hiking yesterday in the rain...and passed a beautiful little brook with a series of tiny little waterfalls. The sound of the water sounded so peaceful and serene, and I shot some video of it.
wow, how intense. I've always enjoyed the intensity that builds as a storm is approaching. The only time I don't like it is when out hiking on a mountain. I've heard stories of people being electrocuted when a mountain summit is struck by lightning - the electrical current actually passes through the rock. How scary is that. There's been two different times when I was on or near the summit and a thunderstorm would roll in.
This photo reminds me of the ending scene in the movie Private Benjamin, where Goldie Hawn's character leaves her wedding and fiance at the alter and is walking down this tree covered lane.
but there's nothing like coming back!
I like the new camera, it takes some wonderful quality photos, and has quite a lot of functions on it that I can play with. But it doesn't have a panoramic mode, as I stated and it also doesn't have GPS, so now it's back to having to map my photos. I will have to look into this program that you mentioned...I may have to utilize it. Thank you!
That is amazing...I wonder where in North America one would find Mahonia?
but of course...possibly a cat in my house or perhaps yours. Does your friend have any other pets?
otherwise they may just fall over...on top of me