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Sep 8, 2017

Sunflowers prepare Barrington Hills farm for organic future

Barrington Hills with the help of his John Deere tractor. The seeds will have a variety of uses, including for bird feed. - Mark Welsh Staff PhotographerGrollemond was a quick convert to recognizing it as a healthier way of farming."It's more complicated than most people realize," he said. "You don't get a big yield and you're always fighting weeds."And organic farms don't use genetically modified seeds that are lethal to insects, both helpful and harmful, he said.On Wednesday, he knew he saw a lot more bees pollinating the sunflowers than occurs with conventionally farmed crops.While organic farming makes large-scale cultivation less efficient, growing demand among consumers has opened new opportunities for smaller operators."It's becoming more and more popular because smaller farmers are recognizing it as a way to make money," Grollemond said.For example, Dawn Davis, who is on the board of Brookfield Zoo, said she's in early talks to provide organic foods for some of the animals there.But as much experience as Grollemond already has in organic farming, this was his first year raising sunflowers."They're pretty easy to grow," he said. "Easier than I thought they would be."In addition to their striking color and size, young sunflowers are heliotropic -- meaning they turn to face the sun as they mature.While larger fields exist in the western United States, Barrington Hills Farm's are now the largest in the Midwest, J.R. Davis said.Once this year's crop has been harvested in October for its seeds -- used for everything from bird feed and snacks to cooking oil and medicinal purposes -- the growing season will end with planting clover and radishes to further improve the soil.J.R. Davis said he knows what crops will be grown once Barrington Hills Farm is certified organic, but he can't yet reveal it.In preparing the fields for that future, there was one more reason sunflowers were the perfect choice this year: "I've always loved sunflowers," Dawn Davis said with a laugh. #article_video {width:100%;margin:25px 0;max-width:576px;overflow:hidden;} ... (Chicago Daily Herald)

Aug 25, 2017

As the Queen looked at the flowers, hostility melted and the crowd began to applaud. It was a turning point ...

King Charles I in the palace. ‘I saw Diana clear as day. This proves she is a saint,’ one woman tells reporters.In Westminster Abbey, eight Welsh Guards are rehearsing carrying Diana’s coffin by walking up and down the aisle with a 700lb dummy coffin with a kerbstone inside. Their metal studded boots are slipping on the stone floor and their shoulders have been rubbed raw.10.55amA fleet of cars pulls away from Balmoral as Prince Charles and William and Harry depart for London. The Queen, Prince Philip and the Queen Mother will leave shortly.12.10pmThe three Princes board the royal flight at Aberdeen Airport bound for London. Normally they are forbidden to travel on the same plane, but the Queen has granted them special permission.Souvenir suppliers are reporting that they have been inundated with requests for more stock since the news of Diana’s death. ‘It’s causing us a moral dilemma,’ said a spokesman for Royal Mint Ltd. ‘We simply don’t wish to profit from someone’s death. We are toying with the idea of making donations to the charity established in her name.’K H Bailey and Sons of Stoke is thinking of producing a transfer of Diana’s image to be used on plates and mugs. ‘If we do it we will give a portion of the profits to charity and we will encourage our customers to do likewise,’ says David Bailey, managing director. The mugs are expected to be in the shops in three weeks’ time.1.17pmThe plane carrying Prince Charles and his sons touches down at RAF Northolt, five days after Diana’s coffin arrived at the airbase.2pmCharles Spencer is being driven from Althorp to Westminster Abbey to carry out what he’s been told is ‘a microphone check’ as part of the funeral rehearsals. Police motorcycle outriders ensure that the 75-mile journey is made at speed.img id="i-5bdea0dc4e72ddab" src="" height="429" width="634" alt="As t... (Daily Mail)

Feb 9, 2017

Love, kindness should extend beyond Valentine's

February 14 to be St. Valentine’s Day.” Valentine’s customs vary but focus mostly on written words, flowers and sweets in multiple combinations. The Welsh carve intricate love spoons (a custom still carried out today). Victorians constructed delicate paper-art cards and pictures for their sweethearts and played intricate parlor games to divine whom they would marry. For example, an unbroken apple peel was placed in the fireplace where it would form the initial of the seeker’s future love. Such games have fallen out of fashion in our modern, commercialized society, but we still need to feel the love. Valentine’s Day has suffered like many other traditions from commercialism; stores stock candy, cards and gifts as soon as, and sometimes before, the Christmas decorations have been cleared from the shelves. Red hearts bloom everywhere along with little Cupids shooting their arrows into unsuspecting lovers ready to soften hearts and wallets. Sadly, our whole country is in need of a little love. But how? What about a little forgiveness for the hurt words and anger being hurled across the political fence? How about finding ways to spread a little love to someone or some group in your community that you might feel undeserving of loving attention? There is a well-known Buddhist meditation that focuses on loving kindness. I was taught this many years ago by a spiritual teacher in the United Kingdom. It seems simple but can be difficult to carry out. The meditation starts with quieting the mind and feeling love for yourself, then extending out those feelings of love to acquaintances, to family and friends, to loved ones and eventually to your enemies. The Buddhist mantra that we are all one has never been more needed. I received the following via a Facebook friend, and I liked her words. She wrote: “I hope your next publication will educate people to use the loving kindness in our hearts and to send out that love around the world. … It’s a powerful thing as we are truly connected, and the more that people focus on peace in our hearts w... (Bouldercityreview)

Sep 14, 2016

Obituraries for week of Sept 12

Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 3pm, Middleburg, Fl. 32068 United Methodist Church 3925 Main St, Middleburg, Fl 32068. Beloved companion of Charles Welsh, loving mother to Anthony J. Cutrone II (Marisol) and Mandy M. Cutrone (Yassine). Eldest daughter of the late John E. And Dolores M.(Minch) Sister of Dennis, Kenneth, Patricia Dvorak, Steve and Mark. Will be greatly missed by her 6 grandchildren, friends and loved ones. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made on her behalf to Barbara Sue Noble Cooper Barbara Sue Noble Cooper, 55, of Middleburg, passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center – Clay County following a brief illness. She was a native of Charlotte, NC and had lived in Middleburg for the past 26 years coming from Nashville, TN. Barbara was raised in Putnam County and was a 1978 graduate of Palatka High School. She worked as a CNA at Pine Crest Manor ALF in Middleburg for many years. She loved all animals especially horses and dogs. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Betty Jean Noble. She is survived by her sons, Justin Hampton (Paulette) of Middleburg and Daniel Moseley of Orange Park, brother, Charles “Chuck” Noble of Ft. McCoy, sisters, Karen Gilbert (Walter) of Salt Springs and Bonnie Thomas (Johnny) of Palatka, grandchildren, Rayleigh Williams and Tatun “Tate” Moseley and several nieces and nephews. Memorial services were held Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka. Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Barbara’s Book of Memories page at . Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. Carol V. Skaggs Carol V. Skaggs, 79, of Fleming Island, FL, passed away September 7, 2016.Please sign the family’s online guestbook at Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000 Barbara Jean Perret Barbara Jean Perret, 70 of Orange Park, FL passed away September 5, 2016. Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. 904-284-7720. Helen Marie Brummer Helen Marie Brummer, 94, passed away September 4, 2016. She was born April 10, 1922 in Hamilton, Ohio and resided in Middleburg, FL. Mrs. Brummer is survived by her son; Russell (Helen) Brummer, daughter-in-law; Nancy Brummer, 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband; Adrian Brummer and son; Larry Brummer. A funeral mass was held Friday, September 9, 2016 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church Middleburg, FL. Interment was Saturday September 10, 2016 at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Clearwater, FL. Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Holly Hill Funeral Home,3601 Old Jennings Road Middleburg, FL. Please leave words of comfort at Kenneth L. Smith Kenneth L. Smith, 84, of Fleming Island, FL passed away September 8, 2016. Please sign the family’s online guestbook at Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000 Lasha Irene Christine McLemore Lasha Irene Christine McLemore, 26 of Jacksonville, FL, passed away September 1, 2016. Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. 904-284-7720. Loubelle Tyre Long Loubelle Tyre Long, 95, of Penney Farms, FL passed away September 7, 2016. Please sign the family’s online guestbook at Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000 Amy Eula Stidham Amy Eula Stidham of Orange Park, Florida passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 surrounded by her ... (Clay Today Online)

May 3, 2016

2016 NBG plant sale focuses on pollinator-friendly offerings

May, the biggest of which, around here is held by the Norfolk Botanical Garden. Last year’s plant sale was the most successful ever, said Kelly Welsh, the garden’s communications director. This year’s event is May 6-8. The focus is on natives favored by pollinators, particularly birds, bees and butterflies. “Today’s gardeners have an ever-increasing responsibility to consider not only the aesthetic value of the plants they choose for their gardens, but to also consider the benefits those plants will contribute to area wildlife, especially birds and pollinator insects such as bees and butterflies,” Horticulture Director Brian O’Neill said in his introduction to his top picks for the sale. “Natural areas that support wildlife have become so fragmented by man’s activities that birds and pollinator insects need all the help they can get.” Here is a condensed version of O’Neill’s 50 faves that will be available among the hundreds of offerings. Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) include the pink species and the white cultivar “Ice Ballet.” Rabbiteye blueberries (Vaccinium ashei) are well adapted to our hot and humid summers. Their spring flowers feed native pollinators, their delicious summer fruit is high in antioxidants and is beloved by ou... (Virginian-Pilot)

May 3, 2016

Boys track: Friday, April 29 scoreboard

Hinsdale South 44.55; 3200: Nodus (HS) 9:39.55; Kowalczyk (Ben) 10:15.57; Ramirez (HS) 10;21.92; 110 high hurdles: Person (Blm) 16.07; Welsh (Ben) 16.27; Bommarito (Blm) 16.51; 100: West (Mon) 10.99; Lockhart (Blm) 11.15; Boye (HS) 11.46; 800: Jordan (HS) 1:59.01; Schaefer (GE) 2:01.82; Towne (Ben) 2:09.35; 800 relay: Bloomington (Jones, Finley, Lyons, Lockhart) 1:30.93; Montini 1:33.78; Hinsdale South 1:35.57; 400: Mikel (GE) 49.37; Thompson (Lem) 50.56; Noble (HS) 51.21; 300 int. hurdles: Bommarito (Blm) 41.51; Lang (Ben) 41.71; Person (Blm) 42.00; 1600: Giradot (Ben) 4:40.17; Doud (Blm) 4:40.24; Joseph (HS) 4:42.70; 200: Boye (HS) 22.58; Mikel (GE) 22.96; Finley (Blm) 23.14; 1600 relay: Bloomington (Ferguson, Lyons, Bommarito, Jones) 3:31.26; Benet 3:31.30; Hinsdale South 3:33.66; Long jump: Steele (Lem) 19-8.75; Sniezko (Lem) 18-11; Schulze (GE) 18-10.75; High jump: Cirjakovic (HS) 6-2; Hickey (Ben) 5-8; Ellis (Blm) 5-8; Bergstrom (HS) 5-8; Triple jump: Davis (HS) 43-4; Lyons (Blm) 41-0.25; Anderson (HS) 40-11.25; Shotput: Hinston (GE) 41-7; Cross (Blm) 41-0.5; Johnson (HS) 40-10; Discus: Hilt (Blm) 133-10; Petersen (Ben) 125-07; Kelmelis (HS) 118-09; * Thursday's late results at West Chicago Team scores Glenbard North 210, West Chicago 156, St. Francis 100, Elgin 62, Streamwood 12, Wheaton Academy 6 Individual results 3200 relay: West Chicago 8::34.2; Glenbard North 8:53.9; St .Francis 9:10.7; 400 relay: Glenbard North 44.3; West Chicago 47.0; St. Francis 48.0; 3200: McComb (WC) 10:01.2; Rodriguez (Stf) 10.49; Marat (GN) 10:51.5; 110 high hurdles: Paris (GN) 15.3; Theide (WC) 15.9; Miller (E) 16.2; 100: Hawkins (GN) 11.2; Cardenas (WC) 11.4; Khalid (GN) 11.7; 800: Czaja (GN) 2:14.6; Leo (SF) 2:19.9; Beckler (GN) 2:23.3; 800 relay: Glenbard North 1:35.0; West Chicago 1:37.8; St Francis 1:41.1; 400: Cardenas (WC) 51.0; Cardenas (WC) 52.0; Spates (GN) 52.4; 300 int. hurdles: James (GN) 39.7; Paris (GN) 41.1; Theide (WC) 42.9; 1600: McComb (WC) 4:44.2; Brouch (SF) 4:46.2; Stibal (WC) 4:51.8; 200: Reynolds (WC) 23.6; Conlon (WC) 23.9; Waarich (E) 24.4; 1600 relay: West Chicago 3:36.2; Glenbard North 41.1; West Chicago 42.9; Long jump: Hodges (GN) 18-10; Kasparak (SF) 18-7.5; Greg (GN) 18-0; High jump: Jordan (E) 5-6; Patel (GN) 5-6; Miller (GN) 5-6; Triple jump: Flowers (GN) 37-10.5; Kasprak (SF) 36-6.75; Dahle (SF) 34-11.25; Shotput: Sworst (GN) 43-7; Sobo (GN) 40-3; Ross (WC) 39-6; Discus: Dmyreo (GN) 137-0; Kyle (GN) 113-2; Pole vault: Yates (GN) 11-6; Drendel (SF) 7-6; McGaw (SF) 7-6. * ... (Chicago Daily Herald)