Of poinsettias in August, stale bread and a certain kind of wisdom

poinsettia-varandaOnly a few leaves on our waist-high (or chest-high for some of my shorter friends) poinsettia bush turned red this year. I’ve not seen official records, but it seems to be a mild winter so far. Reckon that has something to do with it?

I’m sure our resident gardener, Christine Berglund, can tell us. Please don’t tell me to move it to a dark place, because it’s in a heavy pot on the back varanda.

Poinsettias are native to Mexico, say the sources, but you see them often in Brazil. You do know they grow to the size of trees, right? Up to four meters, say the sources. I’ve seen them that large. Continue reading

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Just Bible

Earlier, we’d asked about sites that offered only the Biblical text, with no other content. Three so far have been found, that offer four versions. The rules set down are stringent, and if no more sites are found, they might get relaxed later. But let’s work with these rules.

Please suggest more sites that follow the criteria. I’ve put the list, for now, here.

Somebody, somewhere, might want to make this a project of putting the Bible online, just the Bible, with no further content or links. Don’t we teach that the Bible only makes Christians only?

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