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Culpeper East NW Block - VA Breeding Bird Atlas 2

RESULTS AS OF JUNE 2018 – OBSERVED: 11, POSSIBLE: 19, PROBABLE: 3, CONFIRMED: 13, TOTAL: 35

The first breeding bird atlas does not have any breeding confirmations for this block. 167 more words

Ornithology

Culpeper ~ Small Town VA Summer Road Trip

WELCOME!
This summer I’ll be road-tripping (and by road-tripping I mean day-tripping) around Virginia to explore the best small towns the state has to offer. I’ll be sharing the towns with you as I go on this journey, and I invite you, even if we aren’t close, to tag along for one if you have the time and desire. 586 more words

Skin Deep

By Evelyn Welch, King’s College London

Writing in 1665, the English physician and author Nicholas Culpeper mused how ‘The Skin of the Face, is the Looking-Glass wherein are seen the Diseases of the Body, especially of the Liver, Spleen and Lungs’. 1,675 more words

Early Modern

Turmeric By Any Other Name

The problem with turmeric is that I have a hard time pronouncing it. I’m one of those people whose vocabulary expanded through reading voraciously. There are many words that I know how to use and spell correctly, but their correct pronounciation continues to elude me. 1,272 more words

Herbs

I Promise Not To Kill You

My thirteen-year-old child is not as enthusiastic about my new hobby as I thought he would be. My son generally is into the wackadoodle, too, and he loves adventure books in which the young hero possesses special knowledge that enables him to slay the dragon or save the village or whatever. 1,201 more words

Herbs