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Through the Camera – California Gopher Snake

This evening I was graced by a visit from a California Gopher Snake which seemed to want a photoshoot as it meandered it’s way around the back porch, climbed up on the grill, and even seemed to get bored and … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

Grilled ponzu and chili oil marinated tuna steak with salad

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Through the Camera: The Flower Eater

I was wondering why my purple lantana had noticeably less flowers on it than the yellow one next to it… And then I caught the chuckwalla in the act of selectively munching down the purple flowers.

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Shop Projects: Cleaning the Swamp Cooler Spray Bar

As the summer heated up I began to notice that my swamp cooler wasn’t cooling as well as I recalled it doing last year.  Everything was in good shape mechanically and electrically and water seemed to be flowing when commanded, … Continue reading

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Through the Camera: Binders

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The Art of BEEing: On approach

My bees seem to like catnip…  Lucky (maybe) for me it’s become established in a difficult corner of the garden which isn’t of much use except for feeding bees and catching some incredible back lighting.  

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The Art of BEEing: The China Feeder

Recently I was in China on a business trip and happened to come across another beekeeper in the office there. He no longer had any bees of his own since he was living in an urban apartment, but he had … Continue reading

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