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Weedy

The rental agreement for my little home requires only that I keep the yard watered and mowed. Neither the landlord nor I put in any extra effort to cultivate a mono-culture of lawn grass. In fact, he discourages a perfect … Continue reading

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The Eden Project

As I searched for some long lost documents to use as sources for another blog post, one thing led to another.  I stumbled across some momentos from my last trip to the United Kingdom.  The artifacts caused me to wonder … Continue reading

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Sugar Pines

Naturalist John Muir called the majestic Pinus lambertiana the “Queen of the Sierras”. It is also claimed that Muir preferred the sap of the tree to that of maple trees.  Native people of the Cascade and Sierra Mountain areas called … Continue reading

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