A blue dick (wild hyacinth) wildflower blooms at Pulgas Ridge near San Carlos, California, Wednesday, March 23, 2016. This spring has seen an explosion of wildflowers across hillsides from Briones Regional Park in the East Bay to Big Sur, Pulgas Ridge near San Carlos, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space Preserves, Santa Cruz Mountains and beyond. (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group).
14. The full, mysteriosa glory of the solar eclipse didn quite reach Auburn and environs but it was still a thrill on Aug. 21 to see the sky darken. After people stopped legally killing Kea, other threats became more obvious. Because Kea evolved in the absence of mammalian predators, they have not developed defences against them, and nowhere is this more conspicuous than when it comes to nesting. Unlike most parrots, which nest in cavities high up in trees, Kea nest in burrows, tucked under rocks or tree roots, which makes the incubating female, her eggs and chicks especially vulnerable to predation by introduced stoats.
ROCKET SCREEN: Washington trailed the Raiders 14 3 late in the first half of the game played in 1984 when the Redskins took over at their 12 with 12 seconds to play. Rather than taking a knee, Washington coach Joe Gibbs called Screen, a play that had led to a big gain late in the half in the regular season against the Raiders. Los Angeles was ready this time, putting backup linebacker Jack Squirek in place of starter Matt Millen just for this moment.
I’ve been very blessed with a one game at a time mind set. There have been times in my career I’ve had to pick myself up and dust myself off. There have been times where I’ve ridden down Broad Street in a Super Bowl parade and everywhere in between.
We arrived at the Kobangsan Guest House, a small, three story hotel on the outskirts of Pyongyang, surrounded by corn and rice fields. The place had an air of low cost opulence chandeliers, rhinestones, and pleather sofas. We were the only guests. “We’re not going to sit here and feel sorry for Pat Summitt.”She stayed on for one more year, securing the Lady Vols their 16th SEC Championship under her leadership before retiring. But she didn’t step away from the sport she loved.She retired in 2012, eight months after her diagnosis.”If anyone asks, you can find me observing practice or in my office,” Summitt said at the time. “Coaching is the great passion of my life, and the job to me has always been an opportunity to work with our student athletes and help them discover what they want.