Link Roundup 2014-09-12

By links, productivity

I’ve been reading a book about military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and one topic which keeps coming up by the author is the weather and terrain in those locations. There is sand. Lots of sand and little (if any) grass. This got me thinking about what traits make the United States so great. One of them has to be our natural resources. Ample water, vegetation and the ability to grow things opens up so…

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Amorphophallus Titanum at Tropical Bamboo

By life, nature

Wow!  What a wild experience. Over the past few weeks, I had been keeping an eye on the Amorphophallus Titanum (corpse flower as it is known) getting ready to bloom at Tropical Bamboo Nursery & Gardens in Loxahatchee, Florida (West of West Palm Beach). Robert and his crew have been getting all kinds of well deserved media attention which helped me keep tabs on how far along the flower was and when it might bloom. The Palm…

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It’s a gonner

By Uncategorized

Another year has gone by. The past 8 months has been fast. The 4 before that….not so much. The escape from a hellish disorganization known as the Palm Beach County CVB was a great success and has not been missed at all. All in all it was a huge learning experience. Learning how to distinguish between truth and honesty and lies and hate is a skill I hope to have polished to the point where…

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