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Day 477 April 22 2010

In 5th line on April 22, 2010 at 6:42 am

“‘He’ll die anyhow,” said the cinder expert, beating a rolling tattoo on the battered barrel.”~~All the Strange Hours: The Excavation of a Life by Loren Eiseley

A Nebraska author.

Day 258 September 15

In 5th line on September 15, 2009 at 8:51 am

“The march of glaciers may be a cleansing but in man genocide is a pettiness.”~~from the poem “Wounded Knee” by Loren Eisely in The Innocent Assassins

Nebraska author Loren Eiseley – a naturalist – offers a bone hunter’s viewpoint of the world.