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Poplar and mistletoe

I escaped to France last week during the hiatus of the launch of The New Sylva – appropriately enough losing myself among the bocage and marais in Normandy. 147 more words


What side would you like with that?

Not wanting to stay with the standard menu items, we wanted to consider different options for our exterior siding.  Most menus offer the usual fries or coleslaw; but why don’t they offer jalapeno poppers?   500 more words

Poplar tree leaf bud extract could fight skin aging ( called propolis )

Public release date: 8-Jun-2011

Antioxidants are popular anti-aging ingredients in skin creams, and now scientists are reporting a new source of these healthful substances — leaf buds of poplar trees. 148 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Poplars (Haibun)

The morning silence is broken only by the sound of late-summer crickets and an occasional “plunk” in the nearby river. The water is shallow here at the bank; cattails spring from slow, marshy areas, and there is a pungent smell of decaying leaves and grasses. 325 more words

Fight Fight Fight

When I was at school boys often fought each other. Sometimes there was a genuine reason for the fight, but more often than not the fight was encouraged and cajoled by other boys who simply wanted the entertainment of watching a punch up. 449 more words

Climate Change

Rounding and Truing

Had a scare today. I fed my roasted maple guitar into the router table at too acute of an angle and the top horn just burst. 112 more words

Guitar Building