The Norse people revered trees for their spiritual power. In ancient mythology, the giant ash tree was a source of knowledge. In Germany, a grove of sacred trees in Uppsala was a place of human and animal sacrifices. The Warden Trees throughout the Nordic region were guardians and sources of good fortune. The Celtics honored…Read more »
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 »