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December 14, 2014

More than 600,000 colorful lights and  several beautiful  light exhibits  are a must see at  the Missouri Botanical Gardens this holiday season. Even  Henry Shaw’s home is decorated and  open for a walk through.   42 more words

Garden Glow 2014

Flotsam, Jetsam and Ferguson

Well, that didn’t go all that well. I’m speaking of last night’s events in Ferguson. For weeks now, every elected official from Governor Jay Nixon (D) on down has been proclaiming to the public that come the grand jury announcement, law enforcement would be ready to deal with any violent unrest. 445 more words

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Pond Reflections

This photo is of one of the wetland ponds at the Shaw Nature Reserve. It is Anne’s favorite picture. It should be, because it’s an excellent photograph and she took it. 47 more words

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Shaw Nature Reserve

Shaw Nature Reserve is located in Gray Summit, MO and is part of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Located forty miles west of the garden’s main site, Shaw was opened in 1925 when pollution from coal smoke threatened the garden’s collection. 329 more words

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To the 5th Dimension and Beyond

When the moon is in the Seventh House
And Jupiter aligns with Mars
Then peace will guide the planets
And love will steer the stars…
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Plant Etiquette

The title of this post might suggest a continuation of yesterday’s post, but that subject was covered under email etiquette and is not part of today’s post, which is all about plant etiquette, hence its title. 447 more words

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