October 2, 2008
Lonesome Stone: (L)Tor House and Hawk Tower, as photographed by Horace Lyon in 1938, before Carmel pressed in around it. (R)John Steinbeck, seen here eating a sandwich in Pacific Grove, saw human weakness as inevitable as the tide.
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The landscape of Monterey County elicits a powerful reaction from us ordinary mortals. We’re confronted by the relationship between our own terrifying insignificance and the vast unknowable universe– or the wild comforts of God. Or ...