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Why are there sand dunes in Death Valley?

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Why are there sand dunes in Death Valley?

The sand dunes of Death Valley are in specific areas not because the sand was generated where it has fallen, but because these are areas where the sand has become trapped. The sand comes from eroded canyons and washes, and when the wind blows them to these areas, it gets caught and creates sand dunes…

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Looking Forward 

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It’s weird, 3 months ago, to think that I was heading out on a work tour through the end of May. Animal rights activism. Living in a van.

Seems so far away now.

It’s been 20 days – 3 weeks – since I quit that job. I haven’t looked back once. No regrets about quitting. It has been an unexpectedly warm, interesting, welcoming life I have stumbled into since leaving the tour.
Sometimes I wonder, “What is happening to Grace (my tour partner)?” I know she is back on the road, but I have no idea who she is touring with. I wish her well and hope that the tour has significantly improved since my form of protest in quitting.

Since leaving, all I do is look forward…

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Eating Cheap – Raw or Raw Till 4, Vegan in Las Vegas

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Eating Raw Till 4 in Las Vegas doesn’t have to be expensive.

Fruit in the Southwest – Nevada and California – generally is pretty cheap! Less travel costs = Less cost for you.

We are talking

$2 large papayas
20-cent ripe Golden Delicious apples
33-cent kiwis
33-cent golden mangoes
$1.50 10 lbs bags of potatoes
50-cent per pound tomatoes…

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Let’s Boycott Megabus 

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“Dear Jennifer Liepin,
Please check your email regarding your delayed service.”
A 3 hour delay awaits me ahead of a 7 hour bus ride from San Francisco to the Los Angeles area.

Instead of the original plan to arrive at 7:50p in Burbank, I can expect to arrive at midnight.

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Why You Should go to Urgent Care EVERY Time You Get an Animal Bite

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The last time I received a dog bite… I got a bad infection.

It is very important that I went to the Urgent Care in Cobble Hill, as when I took my bandaid off my clean looking cut was starting to look yellow under the flap of skin covering it.

The doctor pointed out streaking on my forearm – a red line extending up the vein of my forearm. “That is the infection spreading to the rest of your body,” the doctor informed me.
He used to hook me up to an IV of antibiotics.

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Why You May Not Want to Work for the Farm Animal Rights Movement

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Why do I write? I write so people can feel, know, and understand. Share. And sometimes avoid experiences I wouldn’t wish on others. — What was it like working as a Tour Operator for the 10 Billion Lives Tour, run by FARM? It’s been a hard week – between: Quitting the F.A.R.M. job, due to extenuating circumstances. Facing the consequence of my Co Operator being stressed by the circumstances, and now tiffed at me that I didn’t give more notice and have postponed her work through the org Planning to visit my friend in San Francisco, and finding she would … Read More

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Believe it or not, I was bit by another dog.

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That time I went to California.

Was chased by multiple dogs that escaped from under their fences in Bakersfield, Visalia, and Burbank,

But was bit by one

On a leash

Walked by a fit looking blonde woman wearing stylish athletic gear

Walking her dogs

On ritzy Entrada Road

In Topanga Canyon.