5 Water avalanches & snow [saw] but less slope small masses of snow falling water first lying still as drops [then] [flowing] so also [snow] gradually dying like Yo Sem Crk [Yosemite Creek] [No] so [ ] [ ] [owe] [man] go & [dome] Well may water sing & [have] be good singer born in motion in grand currents of air It is delightful to know that every cloud is [vacul] with [memorable] waterfalls for every floating eddying particle gives forth definite tones heard only by ear of [ ]. So also those [Yo] falls
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist