“There are places I remember …”
Of course there are. There are places that all of us remember. And there are other places that no one remembers, because they were lost long before there were any people. But the Earth remembers.
I spend much of my life asking the Earth about these memories, and this blog is largely about what I have learned. Most of the places I have learned about are ancient shorelines and tropical seas dating from long before the time of the oldest dinosaurs. Much of what you will find here discusses the fossils of ancient life forms and the environments in which they lived, but much is also about me, and about how we learn about the past. And some of this blog is about very little at all. Because like almost everyone else, I am often concerned with the minutiae of my own existence …
Graham Young is Curator of Geology and Paleontology at the Manitoba Museum in Winnipeg.
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