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Gardening update--hibiscus, Wandering Jew, and a strange contraption

Here is a gardening update:

1. I have been experimenting with cuttings for the past few months. Here is my latest project–cuttings of Wandering Jew that my friend passed to me. 156 more words

Flowering Dogwood

Flowering dogwood, Cornus florida, seems like it should be more popular here than it is. It blooms spectacularly in April. The foliage can color nicely in autumn. 166 more words


stay silent, just like a silhouette.


Frankie & Jo's Ice Cream

Back in February, I had the pleasure of working with Frankie & Jo’s, a locally owned ice cream shop. They specialize in plant-based ice creams with all of their flavors being vegan and gluten free. 185 more words


Prion Driven Curiosity

While reading about bacteriocins, my topic of interest for my PhD project, I was reminded of another deadly protein particle that I was interested in during my early undergraduate career. 849 more words


Earth Day

    I don’t know about you but I have always loved Earth day! Something about the elementary school forcing us all outside to help plant a tree made my heart happy. 398 more words

Beautiful monster

Hairy beast emerges from below the surface…