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James River

I was just recently checked out on our wonderful film scanner!  Periodically I plan on posting some of my film photographs that I have captured.  Below is a set from July 4th weekend of this year.   126 more words

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Salicylic Acid: The Journey From Humble Willow to Aspirin

Plant based medicines have been around nearly as long as humans, but one stands out more than all the others combined. The ancient Sumerians, circa 2000 BC, recorded the use of willow leaves to treat inflammation. 999 more words

Featured Poison

County Line Orchard Hobart Indiana Summer Wedding

County Line Orchard in Hobart is fast becoming another favorite wedding venue for us. Lindsey and Matt chose the beautiful willow tree as the backdrop for an intimate ceremony and returned to the beautifully decorated barn for a fun reception. 506 more words

Apple Tree Studios

Visit Barnes Arboretum Medicinal Garden

By Phran Novelli

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - So many medical treatments and miracle cures – herbal remedies to mass market pharmaceuticals – begin with plants. From ginger for motion sickness to Aspirin from willow trees; to Digitalis, commonly known as Foxglove, for heart ailments; to breakthrough breast cancer treatments found in the bark of a yew. 116 more words

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Now or Never

Now or Never

A turtle flies through the universe.
We ride on the back of the turtle.
The Undergods dwell in Canandaigua,

The Overgods look down from clouds. 207 more words

Poetry

Let us leave, you and I.

And now I think it’s enough. Enough for us, enough for them. Let’s leave this world, let’s leave it to its silent abandon. Even though we have seen the world at its most beautiful, the winds at their fiercest, let us give it all up and lie down beneath the willow tree. 186 more words

Death

Quadrille!!

Back in early spring four of us formed a dressage quadrille team. We had never done this before, and it was “fraught”! I had just acquired my new mare, Charm, and she was not fond of drill team-style riding. 484 more words

Horses