So to my friends and colleagues in the blogosphere: best wishes for a merry winter holiday and a happy and productive 2013 ... i.e. blog on!
Now for a quick round up.
|Not-a-frozen wave on Sodergreen Lake, Laramie Basin, Wyoming.|
The number one post of 2012 is Taxonomy of Agaves and Vino-mezcal, written in part to support an online campaign to stop the Mexican government and big business from branding "agave" and "mezcal" ... and thereby shut down smaller producers.
A post about one my favorite vacation destinations (below) currently is second but soon may take over the lead: the amazing Expanding Great Basin!
The Queen of Spices (cardamon), What fruit is this? (tomatoes), and Will the real Yam please stand up ...
Other geological favorites are Little Bone House on the Prairie (above) and two about Devils Tower: what's on top? and Many Views.
... same for High Desert Trees and Leaving Home (seed dispersal, below).
There's a hole in the ground (geology is destiny) and AW#52, dream course: the gods must be angry (below). Will they continue to draw? -- hard to predict.
Finally, plans for 2013: I intend to learn more about Blogger and blogging, and to check out some “best of blogging” sites for ideas, like Open Lab and Nature Blog Network. Oh ... and I want an SLR! I hope Santa got my letter.