Travel Theme: World Cups

Travel Theme: World Cups

I actually think I can respond to this week’s challenge posed by Alisa.
I offer three rather odd cups.

This terracotta cup is from ancient Pompeii and was on display as part of a special exhibit at the California Science Center in

Leopard under a tree

The Living Desert

April 30, 2014

I picked the most inauspicious day possible for my trip to Palm Desert and The Living Desert Wildlife Adventure.  Temperatures were in the 90s, unseasonably warm as they say, and the Santa Ana winds were blowing fiercely.  I should also confess that I’m not a desert person and definitely do not envision my senior years spent in a retirement community in the Palm Springs area.  So why was I making this trip?  Curiosity, plain and