Love by Numbers

photo by Adam Levine on flickr via CC Me to my husband: Do you think that everything can be quantified and measured? Him: No! Me: Right, but give an example. Him: How much do you love me? Me: On a scale of one to ten? It goes “up to 11.” Him: Why not 12? Advertisements

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Burning Last Year’s Mistletoe

In winter Central Texas cedar elms lose their leaves, revealing birds’ nests, ball moss, and mistletoe. The white-berried hemiparasite particularly plagues the cedar elm growing just outside our front door. While mistletoe performs some of its own photosynthesis, it draws most of its water and nutrients from the tree hosting it. Mistletoe flowers and produces… Continue reading Burning Last Year’s Mistletoe

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