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A tree diagram by Joachim of Fiore (around 1135–1202) from his posthumous Book of Figures showing the Tree of Humanity: From Adam to the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.
There’s no more telling way that we’ve ignored the minutia of the world than the announcement recently that
99.999% of all species remain undescribed because they are microscopic. The Tree of Life, that biological concept which Darwin originated around 1837, turns out to be both a lot larger and a lot smaller than we ever knew. Read more
“The chief beauty about time
is that you cannot waste it in advance.
The next year, the next day, the next hour
are lying ready for you,
as perfect, as unspoiled,
as if you had never wasted or misapplied
a single moment in all your life.
You can turn over a new leaf Read more
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Beets are closely related to the fodder beet, sugar beet, and Swiss chard, all in the Amaranth family, Amaranthaceae. The National Garden Bureau has named beets the Vegetable of 2018, which means at least some of us will be planting and eating more of them.
Having trouble with your
enthusiasm? Read more
Although these two images are not the greatest, I thought I’d share these pictures of
Italian arum used around a tree trunk inside a circle of brick. Sources always recommend Read more