Leaf Peeping of a Different Kind

It’s that time of year when the leaves on those deciduous trees start to lose their chlorophyll and go from green to various hues of yellow, orange, red, and brown. Lots of maps appear across the Internet to guide you to the best spots for a bit of “leaf peeping.” A wonderful pastime. But here …

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The Seasons of Tea

The last time I checked, many parts of the world experience four fairly distinct seasons. People seem to think that we don't have seasons here in the blistering deserts of south Arizona but that's not quite true. They just break down roughly as follows - warm, hot, hotter and hottest. But regardless of where you …

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Fall Is Just Around the Corner

By A.C. Cargill The temperatures are still in the upper 80s, the grass still needs to be mowed, the leaves on the trees are still a glorious chlorophyll-induced green. So why do I have that “fall feeling”? It’s an undeniable urge to rake leaves (gasp!), start planning for Halloween, cook up a nice acorn squash …

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