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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 6 – Bad Duerkheim and the Pfaelzer Wald

Since we had gone further afield the day before, our last full day in the Pfalz was focused more on relatively local activities where a bit of rain would be more easily managed.  We started off with another excellent breakfast, … Continue reading

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The Art of BEEing: Picking up the gluttons

Today I came home from work and even from inside the house I could hear a frenzy of buzzing. Fearing the worst yet compelled to investigate, I quickly found myself coming upon a rather comical situation. When the bees stopped … Continue reading

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Through the camera – desert storm

A desert storm… First the clouds Then the dust A few sprinkles, then it’s over

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Through the Camera – Remnents of Desert Rain

When rain comes to desert everything seems to be in a rush.  The dry dust on top of the ground seems to absorb the first few drops as fast as it comes, and the plants suck the water out as … Continue reading

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Seattle Soundings – Rained Out

A yellow ping-pong table sits on an otherwise empty pier on the Seattle waterfront, beckoning passerby to play… but not on a cold and rainy December evening.

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Through the camera – Tucson Monsoons

Just when you think that the early summer in the Tucson area is more than you can stand, and the “it’s a dry heat” comments fall on deaf ears, you wake up one day with a tantalizing hint of moisture … Continue reading

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Through the camera – snow and palms

Today doesn’t feel like Tucson: low 40’s F, rainy, low clouds, and snow on the mountains. If it wasn’t for the palm trees it would seem like a welcome trip to Seattle without the hassle of travel.

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