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The Double Dog Dare


I took a little walk

With a little dog.

We had a little talk

Sitting on a log.

I asked if he would care… 47 more words


Prickly Pear

A few weeks ago I harvested prickly pear fruit from around our yard for the first time and made homemade jelly from it.  I posted a few pics on Facebook, and Marco Poloed some of my family members throughout the process.   610 more words


Unexpected Beauty

I’ve never seen so many cactus plants in one front yard. The delicate yellow blooms are a sharp and beautiful contrast to the prickly cacti. This prompts me to remember that someone with a rough exterior may have hidden beauty that becomes evident in unexpected ways.


Photo Challenge...Textures

It seems counter-intuitive for a plant to be both soft and prickly at the same time.  This Arizona cactus, at progressively-closer views shows two entirely different textures.   66 more words