Moment in time: Sept. 6, 1992 — When a moose hunter found Christopher McCandless’s body tucked into a sleeping bag on an old Fairbanks City bus, he weighed a scant 67 pounds. Off Alaska’s Stampede Trail, the 24-year-old from Virginia had been dead for more than two weeks, likely of starvation.
A lovely little girl was holding two apples with both hands. Her Mom came in and softly asked her little daughter with a smile: my sweetie, could you give your Mom one of your two apples? The girl looked up at her Mom and then quickly took a bite from one apple, and then from the other. The Mom didn’t expect such selfish act of her little daughter! So as she turned to leave with disappointment, her little daughter ran to her and handed one of her bitten apples to her Mom, and said: Mommy,...
Yellow Lady's-slipper - Cypripedium parviflorum, by ER Post, via Flickr