Even now that I’ve moved to a senior residential community in nearby Traverse City, I’m still from the place that has made me, that has informed my sense of the world, that taught me who I am, who I think I am, that has given me my ideas and my core self. - Kathleen Stocking, From the Place of the Gathering Light: Leelanau Pieces
Geology is interesting psychologically because to approach it, at least for me, requires examination of the fabric of space-time and the physics of consciousness.
The whole mass of quivering geologic time lies in that downhome, tossed-off remark.
History, like lighthouses, helps position us so we can understand where we are, relative to where we were, and relative to where we might be heading.