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Stakeout: Helping plants grow up by staking them properly

...larkspurs grow upright all by themselves, but can be buffeted down by wind or rain unless staked. Not so a vine of tomato or trumpet honeysuckle, either of which is just as happy to crawl over the ground as to climb a stake.The stems of twining plants...
Here's the thing: The next big thing

...Panic, Pray. Either way, I have a great spouse by my side to go through it all. We trust God and each other. Blow the trumpets.Here's the thing: In order to feel peace with a big transition, it's good to talk about it. I've never been the...
Rich Lowry: Rand Paul's uncertain trumpet

Who would have thought back in 2010 when Rand Paul won election to the Senate as a libertarian champion that the first media blowup in a Paul presidential campaign wouldn't be over his past support for privatizing Social Security, or his misgivings over the 1964 Civil Rights Act, but over his flip-flops?There used to be a time when Paul's inevitable presidential campaign offered the prospect of a stark GOP debate over principle on foreign policy. Not anymore.
Make your lillies into more lillies

...Hemerocallis spp.).Casa Blanca is the variety that has put me in such a state. Its large, white petals flare out into trumpets, from whose frilly throats poke groups of rust-red anthers and single tear-capped stigmas. The heady fragrance from just...
Around the District follows: Mondays - percussions only. Tuesday - Flutes only Wednesday - Clarinets only Thursday - Saxophones only Friday Trumpets and Trombones only Study trips are already being scheduled for most classes. Parents who would like to chaperone one or volunteer...
Signs point to world changes

...with every news cast from the middle east. The Jewish fall feasts will start on Sept. 4 with the Jewish New Year, Feast of Trumpets, then Yom Kippur and the Feast of Tabernacles. Will we once again see Israel's enemies attack on their Holy Days as history...
Homer-area jazz musician leaves for school, branches out

...soul-searching, but Kenai Peninsula trumpet player and musician Joe DeCino has graduated...aspirations of being a professional jazz-trumpet player, DeCino found himself drawn much so that he didn't touch a trumpet during his final recital. "About two...
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Anchorage Symphony's Young People's Concert: Kaleidoscope students share their experience

...audience. All of a sudden the narrator Heidi Joyce invited everybody to stand up and swing to the music. I could hear the trumpets shout out, the cellos sing with the orchestra, and the violins keep an up-beat. It almost felt like we were back in New...
Falcons keep this season on the ropes

...having teams play two NFL games, with only three days of rest in between, minimizes injury risk. I love how the NFL always trumpets the horn of player safety, claiming that nothing is more important than the health of its players, when it campaigns for...
Band picks up Internet following

...orchestrated the final studio production, not to mention his trumpet and singing performance. He was the 'genius' of it all...overdubbing, for example, to make the horns have the effect of 10 trumpets. The producer of the album, Bruce Swedein, went on to become...


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