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Australian Orchids and the Doctors they Commemorate Part 6 of 20

Archibald Menzies (1754 – 1842)

A British navy surgeon who circumnavigated the globe from west to east with Captain George Vancouver, in the tumultuous voyage of 1791 to 1974, explored extensively in south-west Western Australia, and was later president of the Linnean Society of London; his name is recorded in the names of banksias (including the firewood Banksia [ 37 more words

Orchids

Tell the Stars

Do I believe?

Genesis 15:3-6

  1. And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir.

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Bible

Archaeology: All We Leave Behind

As the title suggests, there are a few paintings from my Strata and Archaeology series in the Layers show that opens Friday at the West End Gallery… 352 more words

Recent Paintings

The Origin of Mass

Back in Cardiff for the weekend I was looking for some documents and stumbled across this, my National Health Service Baby Weight Card (vintage 1963). I’m told that I even lost a bit of weight between my birth and the first entry on the card: 128 more words

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JFK (1991)

Maybe this Oliver Stone blitz should be listed under “Election Day” (although that may depend on your political predilections), but it’s also one of our modern era’s most convincing paranoiac screeds. 105 more words

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A Brief History of my Sophomore Year

Well it has been awhile but I figured I would go to my Sophomore year since it will be rather short. I was no longer in Athletics since I finished my Freshman year with it I got the credit. 838 more words

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Mazes

My lifelong project has been to create a maze. Ever since I set out to prepare myself for loving and being loved, I had determined that in order for me to love and to be loved I must hide. 1,648 more words

Love/Romance