At my age I should probably being thinking more of getting rid of clutter rather than adding to it. I tell our daughters that some day they can have it all. I’m not sure they find that funny anymore, but if you’re going to inherit the home then I’m afraid the clutter comes with it. I just hope everyone remembers some of the stories that go with it.
Arizona white oak is Quercus arizonica. I’ve come across some magnificent ones over the last 25 years of living near them and hiking among them. Yes, we have some planted in our yard grown from collected acorns and they too have stories. That’s Ms Mesquitey’s hand on the trunk of this episode’s huge white oak.
The photos are mine and can give you a little idea of the sort of clutter found on the book shelves in our home near the banks of the Ol’ Guajolote. (Hmm, someone needs to dust.) I’m a fan of those sombrero ash trays and they can hold some cool stuff. Call me the “King of Klutter!”