Gene Expression


It’s been a cold & rainy April. This morning I got up and walked down the block to take an unobstructed photo of the mountains which loom over my apartment. When I visit the Midwest I am always struck by the 2-dimensional topography….



Update: Later in the day….





  1. #1 Dan tdaxp
    April 18, 2007


  2. #2 Ponder Stibbons
    April 18, 2007

    I’m a mountaineering enthusiast who lives in the Midwest, and I get really sick of the flatness.

  3. #3 razib
    April 18, 2007

    nebraska has some sand dunes!

  4. #4 Alan Kellogg
    April 19, 2007

    I get the same sort of view when I look east from my balcony. Though not as white, not as green, and usualy not as stormy. What’s really fun is when you see the storm cloud coming over the mountains from the desert. (It happens on occasion during Arizona’s monsoon season.)

  5. #5 mikeyes
    April 23, 2007

    We prefer to call it infinite three dimensional geography.

    In fact, when I lived in Kansas the long view allowed you to see weather come in from miles away whcih was an advantage in tornado season. Those used to an enclosed environment (the so-called three dimensional geography) who moved to this area often became blithering psychotics when confronted with so much open space.

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