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Facebook recipes reflect personalities
Lately, it seems like several of my friends have posted recipes on facebook, and they look wonderful. It is interesting that the recipes my friends post actually reflect the personalities of the person. I can guess certain friends will always post desserts and some will always post entrees or salads. ...
How to treat azalea leaf gall
The unusual spring weather is causing all kinds of plant problems. One that has recently been brought to the attention of gardeners is azalea leaf gall. This plant disease is caused by an infection of azalea leaf and flower parts by the fungus Exobasidium vaccinii...
Build me up, buttercup
The scientific name for this flower's genus is ranunculus. There are several hundred different species of ranunculus spread across the world. Many of them are difficult to distinguish from one another. Most buttercup plants have five slick bright yellow petals on each flower. Individual flowers of the buttercup are small, but this spring blooming plant can colonize an untilled field or pasture and present a breath-taking sight...
Breezes, winds, dust devils, cyclones, hurricanes, twisters
Experts might disagree, but I think fear is a key factor in the survival of the human race. I'm afraid of many things. As a result, many of the things I fear pretty much leave me alone. Remember when you asked your uncle why he double knotted his shoelaces? "To keep the tigers away," he said, matter-of-factly...
Afghanistan: Lessons from the British Empire
In the 19th century, Central Asia was the scene of a struggle for dominance between the British and Russian Empires, a conflict that became known as "The Great Game." Each of the major powers vied for tribal influence, military bases, trade agreements and cultural influence across a complex region of conflicting loyalties, warring ethnic groups and few resources...
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