The Fossils of Chazy Reef

Seeing the Divine Set in Stone at Fisk Quarry

Gastropod fossil embedded in stone at Fisk Quarry, Vermont

Isle La Motte in northern Vermont is the last place in the world one would expect to find the fossil remnants of an ancient coral reef, but there it is. After procrastinating for nearly a decade, I am finally making a pilgrimage to it. I want to see with my own eyes what I’ve come to accept as a matter of fact: that life forms have evolved…

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Philosopher of wildness, writing about the divine in nature, being human, and backcountry excursions.

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Walt McLaughlin

Walt McLaughlin

Philosopher of wildness, writing about the divine in nature, being human, and backcountry excursions.

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