Perhaps erosion is a metaphor for everything. This is another fromthecar in my beloved expanses of the American West. Although I grew up in The Mohawk Valley in New York State.I love these lands, unplowed, unfenced and pretty much left alone unless someone wants to blast metals out of the earth S. is reading a book about Henry VII of England, and the importance of an alum deposit in Italy to his reign.
Alum was used in industrial processes and was a real big deal around the time the Fifteenth century turned into the Sixteenth, The book is called The Winter King and I will read it, too. but now on with Middlemarch,
Back to erosion, look at this: just gorgeous.