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How About a Cartoon?

This is from The Argyle Sweater, from March 8, 2012.

The Argyle Sweater, March 8, 2012

The Argyle Sweater, March 8, 2012

It’s too bad that stupid signs like this don’t affect restaurants’ business these days.

 

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The Seri Boot

So, how hot can you stand when you go barefoot? How about 180°F? Neither can I.

But if our feet had developed a “Seri Boot” we might be able to.

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Just For Yuccas

One thing that I liked when I hiked along Huber Wash in Zion National Park was the chance to see a whole new set (to me) of plants. The flora was just so different from what I was used to. And the yucca was one of those.

Or so I thought.

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Walking barefoot has quite often been seen as a prerequisite to walking on holy ground.

We see that during the second congress of the Niagara Movement at Harpers Ferry in 1906.

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A World Heritage Celebration

Yesterday evening there was a fine celebration in Newark, home of the Newark Earthworks, the remaining portion of a 2000-year old mound complex.

The occasion was a visit by members of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma.

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Not the First Day of Summer

Yesterday was widely touted as the “First Day of Summer”.

That’s really not the case.

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A Wine Whine

How about a barefoot-related comic strip today? This is from “Close to Home” for May 7.

Close to Home, May 7, 2013

Close to Home, May 7, 2013

 

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