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#100Days Photo 16: Pantabangan Dam, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

The first dam I ever saw in full in my life is Pantabangan Dam in Nueva Ecija. This photo was taken in 2009, back when having a 3.2 megapixel Nokia phone was the in thing. 104 more words

Activities And Itineraries

Four Moche Duck Vessels

Here are four stirrup spout bottles in the shape of ducks from my favorite sculptors of Pre-Columbian South America, the Moche. The Moche lived in what is now northern Peru in a lose alliance of culturally affiliated tribes. 214 more words


REPOST: Don't let summer droughts stop you from gardening

This article helps you get started on growing your own beautiful and water-efficient garden while reducing your impact to the environment.

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No matter where you live, being a waterwise gardener makes environmental and economic sense.

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Spring Things

Yes, I know it’s only April 16th. Yes, I know the temperature went below 32F last night. But, for whom this is appropriate, I recommend making these two appointments as soon as possible: Tune up and re-activate your irrigation (sprinkler) system, and schedule routine maintenance and testing of your whole house Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. 6 more words


Christening the High Tunnel

We are planted!  Only about a month behind but we made it.  Not too bad for high tunnel newbies.

When I left off we had just completed filling the high tunnel with additional top soil. 585 more words

Farm Projects

Much-Needed (?) Irrigation

Somewhere along the highway in south-central New Mexico, after miles upon miles of brown nothingness, there are a handful of vibrant green fields, aided by these giant watering mechanisms. 63 more words