I was cycling in North Tempe yesterday along an unusually narrow stretch of sidewalk along the west side of Mill Avenue north of Curry Road. I noticed a stamp in the concrete at the end of the more narrow section, as I was about to transition onto a wider, more modern bit of sidewalk, It […]
We have AAA mostly because I used to drive a lot of “vintage” vehicles on long road trips to car shows, etc., and because (even though I have a tow dolly and I’m well-equipped for side-of-the-road repairs) I’m not always here for the family to call for dead batteries, flat tires, etc. But–call me old-school–I […]
Mexican Bird of Paradise
Wikipedia says that Caesalpinia pulcherrima is a species of flowering plant in the pea family It’s also known as “peacock flower,” and it’s the national flower of Barbados. The seeds are edible before maturity, but otherwise poisonous.