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GRAND CANYON DINING: FIGS WRAPPED IN BACON AND MOUNTAIN LIONS IN THE SHADOWS

  Todd and I had never heard of figs wrapped in bacon until thirty-some years ago, reading aloud Canadian author Robertson Davies’ Tempest-Tost (1951). In the book a patron of a small town theatrical group has figs wrapped in bacon … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree National Park

Christmas in July, or I should say New Year’s in August, because Todd and I took these pictures on 12/31/14. You’ll see patches of snow. The temperature was in the twenties, windchill near zero. All the campgrounds were full. It … Continue reading

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A different kind of web: black and yellow argiope or garden spider

Common to North America, this one was in our garden and new to me. Todd is the gardener, not I.

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