Monday September 19, 2005

Watching Elephants in Africa

I'm sitting at my desk watching elephants play and drink at Pete's Pond in Botswana, half a world away. Earlier there were a lot of fat birds and several deer of one sort or another.

I'm watching the National Geographic Wild Cam.

Rich read about this today in a piece by Jon Carroll, one of our local columnists (for the SF Chronicle).

Jon says

"I think we're experiencing wonder overload. There is so much that is marvelous that we hardly notice anymore. We expect the marvelous. We should be constantly filled with wonder, but we are hardly ever filled with wonder. When everything is wonderful, nothing is."

Elephants

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