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  • ... car from Los Angeles to the Bay Area alone; she would fly back to spend time with her new boyfriend. Our breakup was not far off. I ... auxin at the top surface of a horizontal stem. New buds hidden beneath the surface push their way between plates of bark. They ...
  • ... sense that there are governments which say that cars must look like this , or headlamp shades have to be this way ," Wardle ... -- the list, as available here , goes on and on. Back now to exteriors. By law, bumpers must be at a certain height from the ...
  • ... think about my father. A cold drop of water hits the back of my neck, runs down inside my jacket. I turn. I scan the sky. It takes ... followed me around the fire was deeper, its secrets better hidden . Even then the Upstate New York landscape seemed claustrophobic to me, ...
  • ... landscape, with little geometric perfection about it. Back up a few miles, though, to the far side of Interstate 15 east of the ... first branching at knee height, culminating in thirty or forty growing tips ringed with the species' eponymous short, sharp leaves. ...
  • There's a lot to see in Joshua Tree , but be honest: you're not in a big enough rush to justify ... slightly cooler, and it's easier to be comfortable in the desert during the day. The local economic scene comes alive in the environs ... once you slow down you just may find yourself wondering why you were in such a hurry. ...
  • ... just apply to Joshua trees , of course. Read the news long enough and you are likely to see false equivalences stated as if ... of piñon firewood smoke Ad Libitum, and then I would get back to work. The regimen alleviated the acute symptoms. The chronic ...
  • ... I haven't seen them since. The parents have been back , or at least I'm pretty sure they have. Each morning I have a ... the size of chickpeas. They were hatched into a desert full of hungry mouths. By the time they 'd hatched, in fact, they ...
  • ... Tree intimately. His Joshua family tree goes back four generations. Jima pauses. The rest of us are silent. It is ... the park's west entrance. From here, you might explore Hidden Valley and hike the short (1.1 mile) looping trail to Barker Dam. You ...
  • ... so good. Down there fifteen thousand years, rain that fell back in the Pleistocene and stayed hidden , it had avoided the whole of documented human history up until the ...
  • ... Mojave. One very large splotch covers the west end of the desert , where the rising of the Sierra Nevada and the Transverse Ranges drags ... two buds that grow into two branches. No one knows just why , but we do know that the trees' western cousins almost never do ...

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