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Colorado Woman Completes 82-Mile Swim

PHOENIX (AP) — A Colorado woman who completed a nearly 82-mile swim across Lake Powell in 56 hours said Friday the vast distance wasn’t her biggest fear. 598 more words


Rain is not the only form of precipitation

La Palma, March 2014


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Just Pics

To Tree or Not to Tree- That is The Question

I have been eyeing up the large trees at the back of our property. I have been wanting to get rid of the tall, yellow, columnar conifer for a while. 862 more words


Pine Seedling Cuttings

The Japanese White Pines and Red Pines planted two weeks ago, are now ready to be made into seedling cuttings. Making them into seedling cuttings rather than letting them grow naturally, will ensure it develops finer and more radiating roots, rather than one strong tap root. 282 more words


Bankrupted Brothers: St. Paul’s Life in the Great Depression

Author’s Note:  Most local residents know the core history of the St. Paul’s School through both written records and stories that have been passed down. The school has had three generations of ownership. 614 more words

School News

x Cuprocyparis leylandii

Scientific name: x Cuprocyparis leylandii

Synonym: Callitropsis leylandii, Chamaecyparis leylandii, Cupressus leylandii,  Cupressocyparis leylandii, Hesperotropsis leylandii


Common names: “Leyland cypress” 224 more words

Deer Resistant Plants!

Needle Pluck and Wiring of Pines

Autumn is the time to needle pluck and wire pines. The Japanese White Pines and Black Pines Seedling Cuttings I started two years ago, are now ready for their initial needle pluck, and styling. 380 more words