Monthly Archives: May 2014

Travels from Tucson – Petrified Forest National Park

Barely doable in a 2 driver day trip from Tucson, and much better with an overnight, is Petrified Forest National Park. Although not overly far (relatively speaking) in a straight line, there really isn’t a straight route between the two. … Continue reading

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Seattle Soundings – Folklife Festival

Walking by Seattle Center on a Memorial Day weekend, one can’t help but hearing the rich tapestry of sound coming from within or noticing the streams of people in a festive mood walking to or from the venue. On being … Continue reading

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Travels from Tucson – Wupatki National Monument

Between Flagstaff and the east entrance to the Grand Canyon there is a small brown sign on the side of US 89 for Wupatki National Monument. I wasn’t planning on visiting, but it looked to be worth at least a … Continue reading

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Through the camera – perspective

Same plant, same rocks, two perspectives.

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Through the Camera – Bee

A honeybee trying to decide between multiple desert flowers

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Switching to a steel roof – part 3: Before and after

Some before and after photos (or better said after and before) for comparison:

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Switching to a steel roof – part 2: Installation

For someone very used to the process of installing composition shingles, the installation of the new roof using different techniques seemed well worth paying attention to. In addition to the basic roof installation, I also opted to have the trim … Continue reading

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