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Rigidity and the Road to Ruin

It’s been a very long time since my last post and I do apologize for that; I have been on a new adventure that has taken a great deal of my time and attention. 713 more words

A special thank-you portrait

Yesterday was the third and final performance of the Rockin’ Riders dressage quadrille (see previous post for info on the quadrille) and the other three of us had decided that our quadrille leader, Kim, deserved some really cool recognition for her efforts. 386 more words

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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. 1,044 more words

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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

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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

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