How else to describe its upright spires of white, feathery, ill scented flowers growing above a wreath of sharply toothed leaflets? Instead of driving bugs away, as its generic Latin name indicates as well as its nickname bugbane, its carrion smell attracts pollinating insects. Its plant is also the sole food for the caterpillars of the Appalachian azure butterfly (Celastrina neglecta major). This butterfly lives in the central and southern Appalachians from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia and thrives in rich, deciduous woods, especially near streams, exactly the habitat we have.
One is a force of complacency, made up in part of Negroes who, as a result of long years of oppression, are so drained of self respect and a sense of that they have adjusted to segregation; and in part of a few middle class Negroes who, because of a degree of academic and economic security and because in some ways they profit by segregation, have become insensitive to the problems of the masses. The other force is one of bitterness and hatred, and it comes perilously close to advocating violence. It is expressed in the various black nationalist groups that are springing up across the nation, the largest and best known being Elijah Muhammad Muslim movement.
I love America! Enough said. Excellent article Chris. Glad I read this and support your closing paragraph, “We are not the followers of a piece of paper called the Constitution. Multiple times a year, our family would have strep throat, tonsillitis, “chronic bronchitis”, sinus and ear infections. I must have averaged 2 3 rounds of antibiotics every year for 20 years. No, we didn’t eat any whole food probiotics.
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You can’t tell from the photo, but the Jersey Fresh Tomatoes are a bit thicker. They have a slightly more intense field tomato taste. If I had to guess, and I am, the Scalfani taste a bit more like romas and straight from the can are a tiny bit more watery.
EarthFare is an amazing grocery store. Philosophically, they were very in line with where I am right now. In fact, they claim that they only sell meat and dairy that has been humanely treated. Something funny on the groundOne morning I noticed an unusual blob on the ground just below the nest. I took a closer look and it was a small creature with some feathers. It was dead.