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Deciduous - Friday's Word of the Day

Happy Autumn! Today’s very timely Word of the Day at Dictionary.com is Deciduous. It is defined as: shedding the leaves annually, as certain trees and shrubs; falling off or shed at a particular  season, stage of growth, etc., as leaves, horns, or teeth; not permanent; transitory. 515 more words

Poetry

"To Redeem the Worst"

Today is Friday, September 22, 2017. Day 21,743. First day of Autumn, 2017! 20 days until our 32nd anniversary!

Tommy Lasorda, who was born on this date in 1927, said, “There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.” 635 more words

Devotions

Nandina Bamboo and Summer Update

Last year I dug out an old nandina bamboo from a home undergoing construction. Nandina are seldom seen as bonsai. Trifoliate leaves and small trunks leave little to be desired. 593 more words

Bonsai

The Fairytale of Seasons

our love was deciduous
and as you fell
into winter’s permanent slumber
i withdrew
knowing spring
would never arrive

19.Deciduous Leaf

This is a japanese maple and its leaves. These plants are deciduous, meaning it loses its leaves as the growing season ends. During the winter, these trees shut of the water supply to its leafs because there is no sun for photosynthesis, rendering the leafs useless. 31 more words

Deciduous Leaf

Deciduous means “tending to fall off” and it usually used to refer to trees or shrubs whose leaves fall off seasonally. This image is of a deciduous leaf that has fallen off a tree. 

Deciduous Leaf

a deciduous leaf is a type of leaf that “falls off at maturity” or in other words, when the seasons change the leaves will die and fall from the trees. 30 more words

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