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Our time in the very steamy (110F/40C) Phoenix was mostly spent catching up with friends, having a few drinks and playing dibble dabble. Fi got to experience her first 4th July in style, with many drinks and drinking games at Brett's friend's parent's house.
While Fi headed back to Brisbane, Australia, for a week for her best friend's wedding, Brett got everything in order for Part 2 of our big ...
... three of us haircuts (I hadn't been to a hairdresser in around ten years so she probably almost had a heart attack at the state of my mane! She has cured my fear of hairdressers though, bonus). On the way back we stopped off at a family friends house who had hunted a mountain lion and had it mounted on their fireplace, so Snellers could finally see one in the flesh, it was impressive! The houses in phoenix are crazy, built on pure desert land so instead of a back garden ...
... stuff. Phil has called several times today and I guess all is back to normal-he did apologize for his rashness, not that it makes things better, but we will see what the next months bring. So, off to bed. I am tired.
July 2nd - Monday- Another Arizona hot day. I had a call that my new windows are in and they will call soon to set up appt. I am anxious. Took 5 packages to the PO for Ebay sales. I am still sewing, but took time to fix the potato bag cooker that ...
Why do cactus plants have thorns? I always thought it was to protect them from being gobbled up by hungry desert animals. But in studying the plants and animals of the desert in which Phoenix sits, I've read that those thorns, or spines, have evolved over time as a water-saving adaptation. It’s a matter of living simply.
The beautiful Sonoran Desert is a lesson in simplicity, in ...
... Last night they had snow in Boston! A new record!
Hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents remained without power today after a major nor’easter that dumped rain and up to 30 inches of wet, heavy snow. Authorities said the storm played a role in three deaths, two in a car accident and one because of a power line downed by the storm.
As of 3 p.m., a total of 662,738 customers were without power, the Massachusetts Emergency Management ...
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