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legate

Word Formnoun
DefinitionAn official emissary, especially an official representative of the pope.
Synonymsofficial emissary
UsageCardinal Giovanni Battista Caprara was the legate of Pope Pius VII in France.

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New blossom on my Lemon Tree

MY LEMON TREE IS A MOTHER AGAIN

Hurray for happy trees!  My lemon tree, as small as it is has several more buds on it.  And some of them are open!  I wrote about my lemon tree a while back bemoaning the fact that I only had one lemon left on it. Click here to read the ...

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My breakfast sandwich

A Yummy (and easy) Breakfast Sandwich

I know this sandwich is nothing rare, or unheard of... but I had never tried it.  And when I did try it, I fell in love.  The first thing I noticed was the creaminess, then the slightly sweet taste from the onions, and finally the crunchiness from the whole wheat ...

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Red Crossbill, Cornell Lab

AH HA! Found out what that bird was...

A good friend of mine told me that bird I wrote about in the previous post was actually a Red Crossbill.  Here is a picture from the Cornell  Lab of Ornithology, so you can compare my photo's with theirs.   My photo's were taken when it was snowing really hard, and I ...

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Is that beak split?

And this is... ??? Need help from avid birdwatchers

Yep, another bird came onto my property, and I'm not real sure just what it is.  It has most of the markings of an adult male Hepatic Tanager, except for the yellow/orange markings on its throat.  That is usually indicative of an adult Female Hepatic Tanager. And, I've only seen one ...

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My Orchid and Me

I have an orchid plant. It belongs to the Genera Phalaenopsis (commonly called the Moth Orchid)  It has had a really rough 3 years (maybe 4?).  It got moved out of the south window, it stopped blooming, it started dying.  I moved it back to a southern exposure, removed all ...

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Blossoms on my still inside Blueberry bush

It's Blueberry Bush Planting Time!

Hm, actually I'm a bit late in getting it in the ground.  The weather has been cold and snowy.  As I stated in a previous post talking about planting my blueberry bush, I have to do a bunch of prep work in the soil before placing my plant.  Blueberries love ...

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Things are changing, and not always for the better.  I’ve noticed my electric bill rising (slowly, but surely) and have decided to take some affirmative action by becoming a “learner”.   I bought and installed a 1,000Watt Solar Electric System to help combat this ever increasing monthly bill.   This same system is for sale on Amazon – click HERE to go directly to the product.  Or, click HERE to go to a post I wrote talking about the various and inexpensive ways to fight back.

Aunt Ina's Kitchen

My breakfast sandwich

A Yummy (and easy) Breakfast Sandwich

I know this sandwich is nothing rare, or unheard of... but I had never tried it.  And when I did try it, I fell in love.  The first thing I noticed was the creaminess, then the slightly sweet taste from the onions, and finally the crunchiness from … Read more...

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Bonnie's Garden

Red Poinsettia by XenoL12345

‘TIS THE SEASON (well, at least it’s getting closer)

As the winter Holiday season approaches the Poinsettia in all it’s glory begins to appear seemingly everywhere. But before you run out and purchase one to take home, there are a few things you need to know. Poinsettias are fragile. They break … Read more...

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Gardening

New blossom on my Lemon Tree

MY LEMON TREE IS A MOTHER AGAIN

Hurray for happy trees!  My lemon tree, as small as it is has several more buds on it.  And some of them are open!  I wrote about my lemon tree a while back bemoaning the fact that I only had one lemon left on it. Click here to read the blog. I … Read more...

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Human Ingenuity

Hoops and wire in place

Garden beds, hoop tunnels and Dogs

You wouldn't believe the weather right now.  It's May, mid morning and only 47 degrees out there!  Our days have been mostly overcast, with some sun peeping through late in the day, and then raining at night.  I love the rain - rain means no … Read more...

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Randomness

New blossom on my Lemon Tree

MY LEMON TREE IS A MOTHER AGAIN

Hurray for happy trees!  My lemon tree, as small as it is has several more buds on it.  And some of them are open!  I wrote about my lemon tree a while back bemoaning the fact that I only had one lemon left on it. Click here to read the blog. I … Read more...

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