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Book Review: Like a Flower in Bloom

Siri Mitchell

Historical Fiction

Our heroine, Charlotte, is wildly entertaining. Author Siri Mitchell makes the humor really work by telling the story her Charlotte’s romantic entanglements from 1st person. 454 more words

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Birding (and Botanizing) on the Run: The Mt. Wilson Toll Road

 A year or more may elapse before it is finally settled, but there is little doubt that a great astronomical observatory will shortly grace Mt. Wilson and make Pasadena a central point of interest to the scientific world!

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what profits the seed
who compulses
with urge to release
its pale essence
to shoot forth its
tender and tentative embryo
into the warm wormy soil… 87 more words


Delicate Fern Frond Spiral

The tip of one of the fertile fronds on a deer fern (Blechnum spicant). Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC May 2015


5 plants the Romans gave us | Heritage Calling

Originally posted on Heritage Calling

Chelsea Flower Show is in full swing, and we’ve been gripped by gardening fever. The British love to get out in the garden but did you know some of our most familiar garden plants and weeds were introduced around two thousand years ago when Britain became part of the Roman Empire? 103 more words

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