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April showers bring May flowers...

May is my favorite month in New Jersey hands down.  The snowdrops and daffodils are behind us and warmer days are ahead.   On good sunny days Fiona plays out in the backyard while mama does some minor gardening & baby Gracie naps.   420 more words

Soos Creek Botanical Garden 5-21-15

It’s only 5-21 but the flowers are acting like it is July…  I wish I could convey the aroma of all these new flowers via the pictures… but hey! 38 more words

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Three Britton brothers - poetry by Iris and Lucy

As part of our study of World War One, Iris showed the class original ‘It is my painful duty to inform you…. ‘ letters sent to her family by the War Office, notifying the death of three brothers killed over a short period of time fighting in the Ypres salient and now commemorated on memorials at the Menin Gate and Tyne Cot Cemetery. 186 more words

Spring Wildflowers #5 - Embudo, NM

The claret cup hedgehog cactuses continue to bloom – different varieties at different times. Here’s a mound claret cup that’s out in front of our house. 60 more words


IRiS Roundtable series - Opportunity or challenge for addressing inequality?

When: 4th June 2015 (13:00-16:00)           Where: Muirhead Tower, 714/5

Many industrialised societies are becoming increasingly diverse and unequal. However, the relationship between these two phenomena is to date under-examined. 242 more words

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