Fruit Trees

Sources Stark Brothers has columnar, dwarf, and semi-dwarf apple trees. Raintree Nursery, based in Washington State, has espaliered, multi-variety apple trees. They also have persimmon trees. Ploughshares Nursery, Alameda. Orchard Nursery, Lafayette. Apple Growing Varieties such as Fuji grow better with a cross pollinator planted within 100 feet. For Fuji apples, flowering crabapples work as…

Word Games

Page / post. Editorial, opinion piece, commentary. Meme, theme. Topic, title, header. Logo, brand, trademark, watermark, script, transcript. Cockroach, palmetto bug.

Genealogy Tools

Jewish Genealogy Yad Vashem – Records of victims of the Shoah (WWII Holocaust). See ‘Hall of Names’ and search on a surname such as ‘Goldshol’. JewishGen Communities and JewishGen Gazetteer – powered by It’s easier to use an external search engine for an initial hit (ex. ‘prypiat’) and then follow the related links provided….


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SoCal Travel

Disney’s El Capitan Theatre. Parking at 1755 N Highland Ave, Hollywood. California Science Center. Los Angeles Conservancy walking tours, in-person, self-guided, and virtual. Garment District. Banana Republic Factory Store at Outlets at Orange. Also at Brea Mall. Wi Spa. Disneyland. Food Santa Monica Farmers Markets. Downtown, Wednesdays and Saturdays 8am to 1pm, 155 Arizona Ave….

Sherry Thomas

Sherry Thomas s The Fitzhugh Trilogy Ravishing the Heiress by Sherry Thomas is the second book in an intertwined trilogy telling the stories of twins Fitz and Helena and their older sister Venetia over a period of more than eight years.  In this book 19-year old Fitz, Eton student turned impoverished earl, marries 16-year old…