Some states have elected more than one flower type, but here the usual state flowers. Alabama: Camelia Arizona: Saguaro Cactus Blossom Arkansas: Apple Blossom California: California Poppy Colorado: Rocky Mountain Columbine Connecticut: Mountain Laurel Delaware: Peach Blossom Florida: Orange Blossom Georgia: Cherokee Rose Hawaii: Pua Aloalo …Read more »
Every month is dedicated to a special flower. Here is the list. January is carnation. February is violet. March is daffodil. April is sweet pea. May is lily of the valley. June is a rose. July is larkspur. August is gladiolus. September is aster. October is calendula. November is chrysanthemum. December is narcissus.
The first year of marriage: Traditional gift is paper & more modern is a clock. The second year: Traditional gift is cotton and the more modern is china. The third year: is leather versus crystal or glass. The fourth year: is flowers, but the modern gift is electrical appliances. The fifth year: is wood versus…Read more »
As a child, I used to go on field trips to Green Lake in north Seattle. I always thought the water had a strange smell and the bottom of the lake felt yucky to my feet. My eyes popped out when I saw this little article about Green Lake today in the NW Prime Time…Read more »
For those of you that like a good time and love a renaissance faire, Bonney Lake, WA. is the place to go this time of year. Three themed weekends are scheduled. Today was fantasy day. It started out sunny, but a downpour of rain spoiled it for a while. The sun finally returned. You must…Read more »
With today’s remarks and abuse about people of different ethnic cultures, here is a positive account about a black couple that founded Centralia, WA. They were Mary & George Washington. Mary had African & Jewish heritage & came to Washington from Louisiana. George was born to a white woman of English descent and an African-American…Read more »
The park was named after James W. Marshall who discovered gold in January 24, 1848 in Coloma, CA. This discovery started the great gold rush in California and resulted in its admission into the union as the 31st state. Soon after gold was discovered, experienced miners from Chile came to California. They introduced the Chilean…Read more »