Tag: Flowers

  1. Wildflower CPR—Yes, It’s a Real Thing

    Wildflower CPR—Yes, It’s a Real Thing Photos by Sue Wasserman Don’t you love when obscure, long-ago memories bubble up to the surface? I was walking on a trail the other day when a doozy of one brought a chuckle to my lips. I was taken back more than two decades to a conversation with my sister-in-law who was about to give birth to her first son. She told my brother and me Read more...
  2. Wildflowers 101: Mountain Laurel and Rhododendron

    Wildflowers 101: Mountain Laurel and Rhododendron Story and images by Tom Harrington How many of you enjoy seeing mountain laurel and rhododendron in bloom? In this issue we will examine mountain laurel and Catawba rhododendron since they bloom in May and June. As of the second week of May, mountain laurel was blooming on Ace Gap Trail in large numbers. Many were at peak bloom Read more...
  3. Grave Words

    What will your last immortal words to the world be, those ‘carved in stone’ on the monument that marks your grave? For inspiration, here are some famous examples:

    Merv Griffith: “I will not be right back after this message.”

    Robert Frost: “I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.”

    Winston Churchill: “I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.”

    Irish comedian Spike Milligan: “I told you I was ill.”

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