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Red Nose Day Thursday May 26th: It’s Nonsense to Think You Can’t Change Your World
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Red Nose Day Thursday May 26th: It’s Nonsense to Think You Can’t Change Your World

Red nose day brings us together to have fun and make a difference for kids living in poverty.

Americans Aren’t Exceptional:  We Just Have No Quit
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Americans Aren’t Exceptional: We Just Have No Quit

We are the sons and daughters, the grandchildren of immigrants. America is this amazing melting pot of risk takers and those looking for one more chance.

Malus ‘Cardinal’, Flowering Crab: Purple Buds That Open To Gorgeous Red Flowers
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Malus ‘Cardinal’, Flowering Crab: Purple Buds That Open To Gorgeous Red Flowers

Densely-branched, broad-spreading crabapple tree that produces purplish-red foliage in spring that turns dark green tinged with reddish-purple as it matures.

Follow Your Heart: Be a Collector of Perfect Moments
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Follow Your Heart: Be a Collector of Perfect Moments

The thing that gives such power to Atticus Finch in to Kill a Mockingbird is he lived the best life he could each moment.

Maianthemum Bifolium, Or False Lily of the Valley:  Small Star-Like Flowers Bloom May To June
Gardening

Maianthemum Bifolium, Or False Lily of the Valley: Small Star-Like Flowers Bloom May To June

Small star-like flowers bloom in May to June on upright racemes (each containing 15 to 20 flowers) about 2 inches in height.

Lonicera Fragrantissima, Winter Honeysuckle: Fragrant Harbinger Of Spring
Gardening

Lonicera Fragrantissima, Winter Honeysuckle: Fragrant Harbinger Of Spring

Extremely fragrant (lemony), short-tubed, creamy white flowers that appear in very early spring.

Lobelia Cardinalis, Cardinal Flowers: Attracts Butterfly’s And Hummingbirds
Gardening

Lobelia Cardinalis, Cardinal Flowers: Attracts Butterfly’s And Hummingbirds

Clump-forming perennial which features erect, terminal spikes (racemes) of large, cardinal red flowers on unbranched, alternate-leafed stalks.

Liatris Spicata ‘Kobold’: Gorgeous July To August Purple Blooms
Gardening

Liatris Spicata ‘Kobold’: Gorgeous July To August Purple Blooms

Popularity of this plant comes from the unusual terminal spikes (6 to 15 inches in length) of sessile, rounded, fluffy, deep purple flower heads.

Photo Compliments of Jennifer
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Life Lessons: The Only Thing That Endures Is a Smile, a Hug, and Kindness

The things that fill our special memories are shared laughter, shared food, and the shared company of those we love.

Osmanthus Heterophyllus, Holly Osmanthus: Heavenly Fall Fragrance
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Osmanthus Heterophyllus, Holly Osmanthus: Heavenly Fall Fragrance

Tiny fragrant (heavenly fragrant) 4-petaled white flowers bloom from the leaf axils in small clusters in fall.