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Recently I obtained some photos relevant to the material of these diaries. It was a bit of a late delivery but at least they got here. Nevertheless, I came up with an ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 02:25 PM PST with 17 Recommends
(Note to this portrait and its verse: Although a popular painting at the time, Major Powell would not have approved the eulogy's import. He happened to have revered Glen Canyon and ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 12:57 PM PST with 14 Recommends
There's where we're going, boys! the major said pointing. . . He didn't have a map in his hand, of course, because there was hardly any mapped terrain in this part of the country, such ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 11:58 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Note To Dkos Readers: If you are just joining me for this series of diaries on, please read the introduction in the first diary (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/02/24/1189130/-...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 02:43 PM PST with 28 Recommends
A photo of Major Powell less than ten years after his final Green and Colorado rivers expedition. (But it likely was the politics and his position in same that did most of the aging!) Note To ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 02:02 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Note To Dkos Readers: If you are just joining me for this series of diaries on, please read the introduction in the first diary (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/02/24/...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 02:03 PM PST with 25 Recommends
Note To Dkos Readers: If you are just joining me for this series of diaries on, please read the introduction in the first diary (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/02/24/1189130/-DKos-Special-...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 02:19 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Note To Dkos Readers : If you are just joining me for this series of diaries on, please read the introduction in the first diary and I recommend reading ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 02:07 PM PST with 22 Recommends
John Wesley in his 1930s Note To Dkos Readers : If you are just joining me for this series of diaries on, please read the introduction in yesterday’s diary (http://...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 02:27 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Introduction : For those who are interested in late 19th Century Western history, today begins an abridged account of one of America’s most outstanding explorers of the Colorado Plateau’s ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 02:20 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Recently, I posted a series of Glen Canyon-Lake Powell diaries. I was also blown away by the great reception I received from the Daily Kos community for sharing my thoughts (and, at times, ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 07:37 AM PST with 24 Recommends
Prologue : The following missive is an actual account of George Steck’s rafting excursions that closely follows the movie embed (on YouTube) that was just posted as a companion diary. He called ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 07:38 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Special Note To Readers : The four diaries in the "It Wasn't Nice To Drown A Canyon Lady" series were reconstructed extrapolations from a larger tome entitled “BEAUTY LOST.” If ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 87 comments on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 08:31 AM PST with 161 Recommends
Note : This week’s diary continues and concludes the series. (Previous diaries were posted on 12/8, 12/22 and 12/29 and can be perused by clicking on my profile.) Introduction : For many years, ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 07:12 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Note : This week’s diary continues the saga. Previous diaries were posted on 12/8 and 12/22 under the same title. I am also considering some recent and salient commentary from the DKos community ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 06:37 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Kindly Note : This is the second of three diaries posted under the same title. Mea culpa, for this addendum will be a tad longer than the first, though more detailed. (Hence, a need to indulge the ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 05:48 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Prologue with a Sobering Realism : The popularity of Glen Canyon with its new emblem, National Recreation Area (established October, 1972) promotes an image of a multi-use facility that opened its ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 137 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 06:37 AM PST with 112 Recommends