The Oak Tree
by Johnny Ray Ryder Jr

A mighty wind blew night and day
It stole the oak tree's leaves away
Then snapped its boughs and by marcie
marcie
marcie The Oak Tree by Johnny Ray Ryder Jr A mighty wind blew night and day It stole the oak tree's leaves away Then snapped its boughs and
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"And God took a handful of southerly wind, blew His breath over it and created the horse" by marlene
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marlene "And God took a handful of southerly wind, blew His breath over it and created the horse"
Magical lamp
"The sprites placed their crown on my head. I watched as their old queen turned into cherry blossom petals and was whisked away into the wind. Since the spites didn't speak I'm sure they were saying their goodbyes as their queen of the past blew away and was born again through a new tree" by deirdre
deirdre
deirdre "The sprites placed their crown on my head. I watched as their old queen turned into cherry blossom petals and was whisked away into the wind. Since the spites didn't speak I'm sure they were saying their goodbyes as their queen of the past blew away and was born again through a new tree"
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Solar Tree | The British designer Ross Lovegrove presented original project entitled Solar Tree, at the Clerkenwell Design Week 2012. This tech installation that resembles a tree, and a giant bouquet of flowers, which is charged on the day by its solar panels, and at night due to this energy it illuminates the LED lamps all around. The aim of the project is to make the urban environment more environmentally friendly. by Sherri32
Sherri32
Sherri32 Solar Tree | The British designer Ross Lovegrove presented original project entitled Solar Tree, at the Clerkenwell Design Week 2012. This tech installation that resembles a tree, and a giant bouquet of flowers, which is charged on the day by its solar panels, and at night due to this energy it illuminates the LED lamps all around. The aim of the project is to make the urban environment more environmentally friendly.
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"And then I snapped" by octokat
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octokat "And then I snapped"
fashion
Paper Bag Snowman for poem. "I made myself a snowman- Just as perfect as can be- I thought I'd keep it as a pet- And let it sleep with me- I gave it some pajamas- And a pillow for its head- Then last night it ran away- But first it wet the bed" by barbara.stone
barbara.stone
barbara.stone Paper Bag Snowman for poem. "I made myself a snowman- Just as perfect as can be- I thought I'd keep it as a pet- And let it sleep with me- I gave it some pajamas- And a pillow for its head- Then last night it ran away- But first it wet the bed"
Art Glass
finger paint fall tree  from The Tree in Season by Robert Fisher (poem for each season)***  Autumn The tree shivers in the shortening day its leaves turn gold the clouds pass the seeds fall the tree drops its coins of gold and the days are rich with the spending of leaves by Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias finger paint fall tree from The Tree in Season by Robert Fisher (poem for each season)*** Autumn The tree shivers in the shortening day its leaves turn gold the clouds pass the seeds fall the tree drops its coins of gold and the days are rich with the spending of leaves
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Smoothing Sugar gently buffs away rough, dry skin, then transform into a creamy, cleansing lather. Limit 1 order per day. Leaves skin soft, refreshed, reinvigorated. Lightly scented with the irresistible aroma of Ginger. Massage onto moist skin and $31.00 by Bon-Ton
Bon-Ton
Bon-Ton Smoothing Sugar gently buffs away rough, dry skin, then transform into a creamy, cleansing lather. Limit 1 order per day. Leaves skin soft, refreshed, reinvigorated. Lightly scented with the irresistible aroma of Ginger. Massage onto moist skin and $31.00
Body Washes & Scrubs
Teaching Theme - Link to blog post with several ideas for interactive reading notebooks. First tree defines theme; second tree used to determine theme. Write the topics covered in the tree trunk (Home, Family, etc.), write a theme statement in the branches, and write text evidence of the theme in the tree's leaves. Practice finding the theme by watching Youtube videos of "theme songs" from old sitcoms and determining the "theme" of the show from the theme song! by lisa.w
lisa.w
lisa.w Teaching Theme - Link to blog post with several ideas for interactive reading notebooks. First tree defines theme; second tree used to determine theme. Write the topics covered in the tree trunk (Home, Family, etc.), write a theme statement in the branches, and write text evidence of the theme in the tree's leaves. Practice finding the theme by watching Youtube videos of "theme songs" from old sitcoms and determining the "theme" of the show from the theme song!
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First day project: Friend Tree. Everyone puts their thumb print on the tree then teacher later frames it and hangs it as a reminder that we by millicent
millicent
millicent First day project: Friend Tree. Everyone puts their thumb print on the tree then teacher later frames it and hangs it as a reminder that we
Feathers
by The Oak Leaves by Moshi Moshi
Moshi Moshi
Moshi Moshi by The Oak Leaves
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I still think a lot about the Peter Doig exhibition I saw in Paris a few years ago. It blew me away. by phyllis
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phyllis I still think a lot about the Peter Doig exhibition I saw in Paris a few years ago. It blew me away.
I'd so wear this.
Southern Style Chicken and Dumplings Recipe _ Straight from a Southern Gramma’s kitchen. This dish blew me out of the water & stole the show! by susanna
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susanna Southern Style Chicken and Dumplings Recipe _ Straight from a Southern Gramma’s kitchen. This dish blew me out of the water & stole the show!
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Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac can ruin a great day spent outdoors. Coming in contact with their toxic leaves, stems and roots can give you a horrible itchy..possibly oozey rash that can last 1 to 3 weeks   ***  The above pictures are left to right…Poison Ivy – Poison Oak – Poison Sumac ***  Learn to identify and avoid these toxic enemies…  Poison Ivy - Poison Ivy has 3 leaves on a single red stem and grow on a vine. New leaves are light green and have scalloped edges.  Poison Oak – Poison Oak also has 3 leaves  and grows more shrub like. Leaves are similar to those of an Oak tree.  Poison Sumac -  Poison Sumac grows as a shrub or small tree with groups of 7 or more leaves with pointed tips.  The sap contained in this plants…Urushiol Oil…is evil element that causes your misery.  Urushiol oil is released when the plant is damaged in some way.   You can come in contact directly with the plant or indirectly via a pet or clothing that has been exposed. A rash will form within 12 to 48 hours after exposure.  If you develop a rash & / or weeping blisters…as hard as it is…try not to scratch or rub the affected areas. Doing so can cause the rash to spread and possibly cause infection.  Here are a few remedies that may help…  Rubbing Alcohol – Apply rubbing alcohol to your skin to dissolve the urushiol oil. The oil seeps slowly into your skin…rubbing alcohol will help prevent spreading. Cool Water – Rinse your skin with cool water..never hot or warm! Hot / warm water opens your pores allowing more toxins into your skin. Nails – If you’re scratched or touch the leaves of the plants…scrub your nails clean with a nail brush to remove any residual oil. Throw away the nail brush when you’re done!! Chilled Fruit Rinds – Apply a chilled watermelon rind or banana peel to the infected area if possible. The banana will be soothing…the watermelon stays cold longer for extended relief. Tea – Draw a coolish bath and add 12 Chamomile tea bags to the bath water. Chamomile has anti inflammatory properties and will soothe the itch. Apple Cider Vinegar – To expedite healing…apply vinegar to the infected area with a cotton ball…leave on for 20 -30 mins. then rinse with a mixture of equal parts cool water and apple cider vinegar. Pat to dry….do not reuse towel without washing it!!! Oatmeal Bath – Oatmeal has soothing and calming properties and will help give you relief from the itch. Be sure not to bath in hot water!! Cold Compress – A cold compress can instantly soothe irritation and itching. Vicks Vapor Rub – The thought of this may make you cringe…but it works like a charm. It can dry up your blisters and promote healing in no time. Dab…not rub…vapor rub on your infected skin using a cotton ball. Cover with gauge or bandage….repeat 2 to 3 times a day. Hemorrhoid Ointment – This will give you relief from irritation, swelling and itch. …. by Widmerpool
Widmerpool
Widmerpool Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac can ruin a great day spent outdoors. Coming in contact with their toxic leaves, stems and roots can give you a horrible itchy..possibly oozey rash that can last 1 to 3 weeks ***  The above pictures are left to right…Poison Ivy – Poison Oak – Poison Sumac *** Learn to identify and avoid these toxic enemies… Poison Ivy - Poison Ivy has 3 leaves on a single red stem and grow on a vine. New leaves are light green and have scalloped edges. Poison Oak – Poison Oak also has 3 leaves  and grows more shrub like. Leaves are similar to those of an Oak tree. Poison Sumac -  Poison Sumac grows as a shrub or small tree with groups of 7 or more leaves with pointed tips. The sap contained in this plants…Urushiol Oil…is evil element that causes your misery.  Urushiol oil is released when the plant is damaged in some way.   You can come in contact directly with the plant or indirectly via a pet or clothing that has been exposed. A rash will form within 12 to 48 hours after exposure. If you develop a rash & / or weeping blisters…as hard as it is…try not to scratch or rub the affected areas. Doing so can cause the rash to spread and possibly cause infection. Here are a few remedies that may help… Rubbing Alcohol – Apply rubbing alcohol to your skin to dissolve the urushiol oil. The oil seeps slowly into your skin…rubbing alcohol will help prevent spreading. Cool Water – Rinse your skin with cool water..never hot or warm! Hot / warm water opens your pores allowing more toxins into your skin. Nails – If you’re scratched or touch the leaves of the plants…scrub your nails clean with a nail brush to remove any residual oil. Throw away the nail brush when you’re done!! Chilled Fruit Rinds – Apply a chilled watermelon rind or banana peel to the infected area if possible. The banana will be soothing…the watermelon stays cold longer for extended relief. Tea – Draw a coolish bath and add 12 Chamomile tea bags to the bath water. Chamomile has anti inflammatory properties and will soothe the itch. Apple Cider Vinegar – To expedite healing…apply vinegar to the infected area with a cotton ball…leave on for 20 -30 mins. then rinse with a mixture of equal parts cool water and apple cider vinegar. Pat to dry….do not reuse towel without washing it!!! Oatmeal Bath – Oatmeal has soothing and calming properties and will help give you relief from the itch. Be sure not to bath in hot water!! Cold Compress – A cold compress can instantly soothe irritation and itching. Vicks Vapor Rub – The thought of this may make you cringe…but it works like a charm. It can dry up your blisters and promote healing in no time. Dab…not rub…vapor rub on your infected skin using a cotton ball. Cover with gauge or bandage….repeat 2 to 3 times a day. Hemorrhoid Ointment – This will give you relief from irritation, swelling and itch. ….
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"And then I snapped"  LOL by maria.interest
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maria.interest "And then I snapped" LOL
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Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder by maryfair177
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maryfair177 Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder
thingszs
♪....she blew my nose and then she blew my mind!...♪♪ by lana
lana
lana ♪....she blew my nose and then she blew my mind!...♪♪
Favorite Books
Forever 21 is too cute! You can wear this during the day and get away with it at night! by savannah
savannah
savannah Forever 21 is too cute! You can wear this during the day and get away with it at night!
I love Fall
Sonumbra, an architectural textile that collects solar energy during the day and then gives it off at night. By Rachel Wingfield and Mathias Gmachl, for Loop, pH. by hreshtak
hreshtak
hreshtak Sonumbra, an architectural textile that collects solar energy during the day and then gives it off at night. By Rachel Wingfield and Mathias Gmachl, for Loop, pH.
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"Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit." Jer 17:7-8 by Hasenfeffer
Hasenfeffer
Hasenfeffer "Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit." Jer 17:7-8
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Line your roller pan by putting a plastic trash bag on the paint tray. Then you can just invert the sack when you’re done and throw it away. by letitia
letitia
letitia Line your roller pan by putting a plastic trash bag on the paint tray. Then you can just invert the sack when you’re done and throw it away.
Sweet Treats
"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD... He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit." Jeremiah 17:7-8 by wendy
wendy
wendy "Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD... He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit." Jeremiah 17:7-8
words to live by.
"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD... He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit."  Jeremiah 17:7-8 by JohannaCantrell
JohannaCantrell
JohannaCantrell "Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD... He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit." Jeremiah 17:7-8
So True
"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD... He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit."  Jeremiah 17:7-8 by cherylP**
cherylP**
cherylP** "Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD... He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit." Jeremiah 17:7-8
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You Blew Me Away by Penny Hardy by carlene
carlene
carlene You Blew Me Away by Penny Hardy
Favorite Art
The Thankful Tree! Each member of the family writes something they are thankful for on a leaf every day in November and the tree is full of leaves by Thanksgiving! by olive
olive
olive The Thankful Tree! Each member of the family writes something they are thankful for on a leaf every day in November and the tree is full of leaves by Thanksgiving!
Thanksgiving
Maybe one day...    10 Ways to See San Francisco Like a Local | Mighty Girl - even after moving away 20 years ago, this girl's blog is close to spot on.  Although I'd say the best place to see the GG Bridge is on a scooter thru the Presidio and then hiking down the tiny worn paths to the edge. by violet0321
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violet0321 Maybe one day... 10 Ways to See San Francisco Like a Local | Mighty Girl - even after moving away 20 years ago, this girl's blog is close to spot on. Although I'd say the best place to see the GG Bridge is on a scooter thru the Presidio and then hiking down the tiny worn paths to the edge.
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“There is a legend about a bird which sings just once in its life, more sweetly than any  creature. It leaves the nest & searches for a thorn tree, & does not rest until it has found one. Then, singing among the savage branches, it impales itself upon the sharpest spine. Dying, it rises above its own agony to outcarol the lark & nightingale. One superlative song with a price. The world stills to listen, God in His heaven smiles. For the best is by Maryann Trovillion
Maryann Trovillion
Maryann Trovillion “There is a legend about a bird which sings just once in its life, more sweetly than any creature. It leaves the nest & searches for a thorn tree, & does not rest until it has found one. Then, singing among the savage branches, it impales itself upon the sharpest spine. Dying, it rises above its own agony to outcarol the lark & nightingale. One superlative song with a price. The world stills to listen, God in His heaven smiles. For the best is
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Fill a glove with pearled barley or beans, give a few pats with it, and then slip away stealthily into the night. | 36 Little Hacks That Will Make Parenting So Much Easier by maureen
maureen
maureen Fill a glove with pearled barley or beans, give a few pats with it, and then slip away stealthily into the night. | 36 Little Hacks That Will Make Parenting So Much Easier
For the kiddos
Maybe one day... 10 Ways to See San Francisco Like a Local | Mighty Girl - even after moving away 20 years ago, this girl's blog is close to spot on. Although I'd say the best place to see the GG Bridge is on a scooter thru the Presidio and then hiking down the tiny worn paths to the edge. by danielle
danielle
danielle Maybe one day... 10 Ways to See San Francisco Like a Local | Mighty Girl - even after moving away 20 years ago, this girl's blog is close to spot on. Although I'd say the best place to see the GG Bridge is on a scooter thru the Presidio and then hiking down the tiny worn paths to the edge.
I want one!
DIY: Split and braid your hair into two sections and tie with a rubberband. Twist the braid away from your face and then twist the flat iron onto your hair in the same direction your hair is twisted. Do not touch rubberband or else you will get that weird crease. Repeat this process twice! After hair is cooled, then take them out and run your fingers through the braid. Saw this on Rachel Ray Show. It gives you nice beachy waves! by lady cherokee angel
lady cherokee angel
lady cherokee angel DIY: Split and braid your hair into two sections and tie with a rubberband. Twist the braid away from your face and then twist the flat iron onto your hair in the same direction your hair is twisted. Do not touch rubberband or else you will get that weird crease. Repeat this process twice! After hair is cooled, then take them out and run your fingers through the braid. Saw this on Rachel Ray Show. It gives you nice beachy waves!
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