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Whidbey restoration project makes a difference, for shore

Salmon, crabs, clams and shorebirds got a happier home recently as DNR’s Aquatic Restoration crews freed up beachhead on southeast shore of Whidbey Island.

Partnering with the… 270 more words

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Chopping Wood

The temps are beginning to cool off here in Missouri, but Summer is trying to hang on.  We’re still having some days in the upper 70’s to low 80’s.   353 more words


Lavender Bud & Creosote

These beautiful, all-veg soaps are favorites!  They came about because I have many clients who are ALLERGIC to a couple of the oils traditionally used in all-veg soap making.   87 more words

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Smells Like Rain; It's the Creosote

There is a welcome, distinctive smell in the desert when it rains, which comes from the creosote bush (Larrea tridentata), shown here.

We desert dwellers will say “it smells like rain”  but what we are actually smelling is the creosote, shown here. 112 more words

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Creosote isn’t known for its flowers.  They are small, like the leaves.  Creosote is better known for petrichor – the smell of the desert after a rain.


Timber Pile Removal and the Benefits to our Environment

“Why are you going to remove those piles? They look perfectly fine!” and “Why can’t those piles be reused somewhere else? It is a waste to cut them up!” If you work around the waterfront and have any experience with timber pile removal, whether for repair or replacement of a structure, you are now nodding your head. 697 more words

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"To travel is to take a journey into yourself." (Danny Kaye)

‘It’s just rotting food, it’s just rotting food, it’s just rotting food.’

This is the mantra that I found myself relying on just a few hours into my first full day in Tucson. 1,383 more words