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Picture It – historic root beer #mfrwauthor #PictureIt

Picture It – A history lesson Tucson, Arizona is one of the oldest continuously inhabited towns in the United States — since about 1300. What was life like in the desert, 700 years ago? For one thing, root beer was really cheap: This sign was uncovered while refinishing a dwelling in the Barrio, the oldest […]

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Picture It – Reading Fine Literature My youngest grandson has superb taste in literature! In case you don’t understand what I mean by ‘superb taste’, here’s an enlargement of the book’s cover. The hardcover edition of this science fiction novel hasn’t been available for over decade, so the book’s way older than he is:  

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Picture It- The Demon Tree Down the street from us is a park with a tree that looks like an ordinary mesquite . . . until you stand beneath it and look up. My son and his friend call this tangle of grotesque branches the Demon Tree.

Picture It – Banff #mfrwauthor #PictureIt

Picture It The family and I recently took a trip to Banff National Park in Canada. Here’s an example of the scenery: Castle Mountain is one of the famous mountains in Banff. Way up there on a ledge by the snow field, you can just make out some brave evergreen trees shivering in the cold.

Picture It – sparklers #mfrwauthor #PictureIt

Picture It I was going to post a pic today from a recent trip to Banff National Park in Canada, but that would be downright unpatriotic. Instead of Banff, here’s a pic I personally didn’t take:   Ever wonder how the heck sparklers work? They’re pretty different, after all. There’s no explosion, as with a […]

Picture It – The real Lions Gate #mfrwauthor #PictureIt

Picture It You’ve probably heard of the Lions Gate Film company . . . but what is the original Lions Gate? This is Lions Gate bridge in Vancouver — Canada’s answer to the Golden Gate. Although Lions Gate Films is now based in California, it was founded in the Great White North. This picture is […]

Picture It — The barrio #mfrwauthor #PictureIt

Picture It I’ve decided to try to start a Thursday feature on my blog — a feature that requires little writing, hence time. Each Thursday I’ll post a photograph I’ve taken. I find these photos interesting and hopefully some of you will, too. This picture of a church was taken in the old part of […]

Picture It — The birth of the Web #mfrwauthor #PictureIt

Picture It I’ve decided to try to start a Thursday feature on my blog — a feature that requires little writing, hence time. Each Thursday I’ll post a photograph I’ve taken. I find these photos interesting in themselves. Hopefully some of you will, too. This one was taken during an IEEE technical writing conference in […]

Picture It — Sunset in the front yard #mfrwauthor #PictureIt

Picture It I’ve decided to try to start a Thursday feature on my blog — a feature that requires little writing, hence time. Each Thursday I’ll post a photograph I’ve taken. I find these photos interesting in themselves. Hopefully some of you will, too. This picture was taken from my yard, about ten feet from […]