Monthly Archives: February 2010

Ancient Roman Ovens…

This summer saw an addition to our domus: we built a small, wood-fired oven in our backyard.  Needless to say, no one turns down an invitation to dinner at our house anymore.  I’ve baked bread, roasted chicken and vegetables, baked … Continue reading

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Vertigo…

Despite my love for rock climbing, I have a healthy respect for (fear of) heights.  It applies to myself and anybody standing nearby.  When walking to the edge of some canyon overlook, I will be the first person to say … Continue reading

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201002023206 | Native Americans First Tamed Turkeys 2,000 Years Ago

Native Americans First Tamed Turkeys 2,000 Years Ago February, 02 2010 Discovery News The turkeys we eat today ultimately descended from breeds raised by the Aztecs. More than 1,500 years before Christopher Columbus and his crew sailed to the New … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Canyon aka. Barrier Canyon: My visit with the Holy Ghost.

Horseshoe Canyon–also commonly referred to as Barrier Canyon–is part of Canyonlands National Park.  It lies between the San Rafael Swell to the west and the Green River to the east, in southern Utah.  In addition to it’s beauty and solitude Barrier Canyon offers … Continue reading

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