It was twenty-four years ago yesterday, and an early thaw had been followed by freezing rain that encased everything – buildings, trees, cars, and lawns – in up to two inches of clear, solid ice.
The world glistened with chandeliers, and much of it crashed under their weight.
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The moon shone large and bright, high amid a clear, dark sky in the Gobi Desert. Near the horizon, a low bank of clouds was streaked with shadows and rays, all pointing toward the moon as if bowing in reverent worship.
It was one of the most physically and spiritually beautiful things I ever saw Continue reading
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