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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Pictures

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This is an agave that began to bloom, it sent up a huge stalk, some of the pictures look like a giant asparagus! It grew about 6-8 inches per day, we took pictures most days. We estimate it is over 20 feet tall. Unfortunately, when these bloom, they die right after, the plant is slowly dying now, but there are lots of pups (babies) around it.

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Here are some current pictures of the Sky Castle. Enjoy!
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These are various scenery pictures of the high desert mountains, PB took some and I took some.
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This is the prototype roller wringer that PB is making for me.
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This is Pekoe and PB, enjoying the view.
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This is what you don't want to find under the box you just picked up. It's a black tailed rattle snake, also known as a velvet tail rattle snake. This one was about 2 feet long. PB had been moving boxes out of the shed, the snake was under one box, the only reason PB didn't get bit was because the snake was still cold, it didn't even rattle. Unfortunately PB had to dispatch it, we had no good (safe) way of moving it, there was too much of a chance of it slithering away under other boxes in the shed. CraftyCountryMomma, you might want to skip this set of pix. :)
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3 comments:

  1. Thanks for all the pictures. Your place is great, it looks so beautiful and peaceful.

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  2. I love the pics thanks a bunch. What amazing gorgeous views you have. Looks peaceful. Michelle

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  3. Yikes! I would have dispatched the rattlesnake too!

    Thanks for the pics! I like the sky castle!

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