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return visit

In a week I will be returning to the warmth and the hospitality of Galveston, Texas, once again the guest of the University of Texas Medical Branch Institute of Medical Humanities. 479 more words

Showy Primrose (Oenothera speciosa)

Common Name(s): Showy Primrose, Amapola, Evening Primrose, Pink Evening Primrose

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Family:  Onagraceae

Bloom Period: Spring, Summer, Fall; March – July

Habitat: Roadsides, Pastures, Prairies, Open Woodlands… 100 more words


East Galveston Beach

Both my Dad and I were hit with the smell of salt water the moment we opened the car doors. For us, it was special and a thousand memories flooded our minds. 895 more words


"Galveston" by Nic Pizzolatto

Like everyone else who’s reading this book, I picked it up after losing a couple months of my life to HBO’s True Detective (I won’t discuss it here, but I, for one, love the finale).  324 more words

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Philadelphia Fleabane (Erigeron philadelphicus)

Common Name(s): Philadelphia Fleabane, Philadelphia daisy

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Bloom Period: Spring, Fall, Winter; December – May

Habitat: Roadsides, Pastures, Lowlands, Sandy soils, Stream banks, Woodland edges… 78 more words


Texas Vervain (Verbena halei)

Common Name(s): Texas Vervain, Slender Vervain,

Scientific Name: Verbena halei

Family:  Verbenaceae

Bloom Period: Spring, Summer, Fall; February – December

Habitat: Prairies, Pastures, Fields, Open Woodlands, Disturbed areas… 80 more words


Nature, Beautiful Nature


Life and nature are similar concepts because nature is the study of how life acts and interacts within the circle of existence. When we take the time to examine the beauty of the world around us, we are able to see parallels within our own lives. 112 more words

AtoZ Challenge 2014