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Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
- Henry David Thoreau


This common Garden Spider looks pretty mean but is really harmless unless you happen to be a bug. If it's not too intimidating you can click on the picture for a bigger version.

CrunchyMudBaking in the sun at the bottom of a canyon in Capitol Reef National Park the mud cracks and curls, forming what looks like bark.