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Seattle's famous Mayor Race:

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From left – Lorena González, James Donaldson, Jessyn Farrell, Colleen Echohawk, Andrew Grant Houston, WSJA executive director Lora Radford, Lance Randall, Bruce Harrell, Casey Sixkiller, Don Rivers)​

We've had our share of
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mayors before but this time I think we have a winner.
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For the guy who has the bookcase that converts into a coffin...
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Vote for Lora....
Lora's not in the running
She executive director of wsja (whatever that is).

I'm votin for the guy with his foot already in a cast — he's a politician that's ahead of the game.
And one of the only two people wearing suits.
 

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I am thinking this guy has met a bird or two up close.
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got this off FB

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A little while ago, here at home, I snapped a pic to post here.

But first, I cropped and adjusted it to make it hard to ID without context. But if you know my post history in this thread, yoy have quite a leg up.

Any guesses? I'll say it's probably a 6.5 on the difficulty scale


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The seed that started this Zennia found an interesting place to germinate.

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A little while ago, here at home, I snapped a pic to post here.

But first, I cropped and adjusted it to make it hard to ID without context. But if you know my post history in this thread, yoy have quite a leg up.

Any guesses? I'll say it's probably a 6.5 on the difficulty scale


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Ok, perhaps the difficulty level of 6.5 was underestimated.

Better luck winning the silver dime next time!

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took a short hike to check this place out and we will go back for a better look


Paint Mines Interpretive Park

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About the Park

Relentless prairie winds, sandstone-capped spires and hoodoos, colorful hues of clay, prairie hawks riding the currents, and distant coyote calls beckon visitors to this quiet landscape. As hikers venture from the trailhead, the Paint Mines offers a journey through time, past fascinating geological formations and remnants of human history, in a unique ecological setting within the rolling plains of eastern El Paso County. The Paint Mines Interpretive Park is a rare, geologically fragile, and ecologically rich landscape of labyrinthine gulches and monoliths, perennial wetlands, and native grass meadows. The park contains unique geological, archeological, historical, and ecological resources that are all interrelated with significant educational, scientific, and interpretive value.

The park covers 750 acres and has approximately four miles of trails. The hike is appropriate even for beginners, although the overall rise in elevation is over 500 feet. There are a couple of rules to follow while exploring the Paint Mines. One is that there is no rock climbing in this fragile environment. Also, everything is protected by law, including artifacts, rocks, plants, and animals, so leave the beautifully colored rock fragments that litter the paths where they are for others to enjoy!




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Those Tiger Lily flowers are good to eat. You fry the unopened buds in butter. We useta have them often in the summer on the farm in the Olden Days.
I hadnt forgotten Unca, steel trap and all.
Just mentioned it to someone yesterday in fact.

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took a short hike to check this place out and we will go back for a better look


Paint Mines Interpretive Park

paint_mines1_0Geology Park & Hiking Area

About the Park

Relentless prairie winds, sandstone-capped spires and hoodoos, colorful hues of clay, prairie hawks riding the currents, and distant coyote calls beckon visitors to this quiet landscape. As hikers venture from the trailhead, the Paint Mines offers a journey through time, past fascinating geological formations and remnants of human history, in a unique ecological setting within the rolling plains of eastern El Paso County. The Paint Mines Interpretive Park is a rare, geologically fragile, and ecologically rich landscape of labyrinthine gulches and monoliths, perennial wetlands, and native grass meadows. The park contains unique geological, archeological, historical, and ecological resources that are all interrelated with significant educational, scientific, and interpretive value.

The park covers 750 acres and has approximately four miles of trails. The hike is appropriate even for beginners, although the overall rise in elevation is over 500 feet. There are a couple of rules to follow while exploring the Paint Mines. One is that there is no rock climbing in this fragile environment. Also, everything is protected by law, including artifacts, rocks, plants, and animals, so leave the beautifully colored rock fragments that litter the paths where they are for others to enjoy!




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Looking good you two.
 

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I was putting air in my tire is it this morning and this adorable little bugger jumped on to my thumb nail & didn't want to leave. I had to work to get him off!

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Crickets...
 

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If you have a cricket ball in one hand, and another in the other, what do you have?

A very large cricket.

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If you have a cricket ball in one hand, and another in the other, what do you have?

A very large cricket.

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First time ive seen that function put to use. Well done sir.
 

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No money? Found a bunch of cracks.

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But think of the money we saved!

(and the kickbacks from China were stupendous!)
 

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That new fire is 20 miles away, but we get reminded of it quite regularly.
Our BITCH governoresss, did not authorize these water birds for our fire !!!

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Found this guy upside down in the AC grill at a clients today.

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Pine cone from neighbors tree that overhangs into my yard.

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Not the usual med chopper.
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Eastern bluebird on the deer fence which surrounds the food garden
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Smokey moon last night
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Fawn today, getting bigger
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I am always impressed with moon shots. I could never get a good one.