Archive - Jan 3, 2008

Saguaro arm


Giant saguaro take 75 years to put out their first arm. Here is a tiny arm emerging from a saguaro on the mountain behind the condo.

Iowa

The myth of Iowa was created by Jimmy Carter. He emerged from almost complete obscurity early in 1976 by winning Iowa after spending months and months there. The utter shock of him winning the state propelled him to the Democratic nomination and to the White House.