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One Word Photo Challenge: Lavender

Lavender, eh? Lavender… hmm, I’ve done purple, I’ve shown them eggplant, and I already flooded the blogosphere with pictures of amethyst. What do I have left to show them that fits this variation of purple? 127 more words

Mineral Collecting

Celestina / Celestine #1

Excelente pieza de celestina botroidal digna de estar en un vitrina.

Excellent piece of botryoidal celestine worthy of being in a showcase.


China eyes trade route deal with Mongolia during Xi visit

China expects to sign agreements to give landlocked and resource-rich Mongolia easier access to Chinese territory for its exports when President Xi Jinping visits the country this week, a senior diplomat said on Monday. 499 more words

S'More Salad

Ok, you won’t find chocolate or marshmallow in this super satisfying Asian-influenced salad, but it leaves me with the same lustful feeling after a huge bowl…I want some more!!!   267 more words

More Micropuddles

Sunday our parched region experienced an all day rain. I walked in it for an hour at dawn, and again after church. This rose caught my eye as I hunted for micropuddles in old downtown Plano, TX. 95 more words

Mental Health

What Are the Health Benefits of Grape Leaves?

Grape leaves, a popular staple of heart-healthy Mediterranean cuisine, are rich in vitamins and minerals. Grape leaves are often to be found canned or bottled, while raw or fresh grape leaves are best consumed after they’re steamed or blanched. 290 more words


Can Humic and Fulvic Acid benefit the immune system?

Humic Acid and Fulvic Acid are unique organic compounds found in nature which have shown promise in scientific research regarding the reduction of heavy metals in the environment, in animals, and more recent research suggests that they may also benefit the human immune system. 186 more words

Dietary Supplements