"If it's drama that you sigh for, plant a garden and you'll get it. You will know the thrill of battle fighting foes that will beset it. If you long for entertainment and for pageantry most glowing, plant a garden and this summer spend your time with green things growing."- Edward A. Guest, Plant a Garden
"Almost any farmer can describe the blackberry winter. It's that cold spell that comes in May, about three weeks after Spring fever. It comes when blackberries are in bloom and does sometimes actually drop a few real snowflakes into the white flowers. It doesn't bite through to the hard, green, incipient berries nestled behind the petals. It lasts less than a week."- Rachel Peden
"Kind hearts are the gardens; kind thoughts are the roots; kind words are the flowers; kind deeds are the fruits." - English Proverb
The planet Venus is constantly covered by thick clouds of sulfuric acid making it impossible for any visible light to penetrate it……
Since the gravity of the sun is 28 times greater than that of Earth a person who weighs 150 pounds on Earth would weigh 4200 pounds on the Sun…
…Welcome to Mélange...Melange is an on-line magazine that touches on all. Politics, cultural trends and shifts, art, literature, the culture of food and more. There is one thing you won't find here though...celebrity news...you are the celebrities. So lets get back to the business of living and enjoy the best time ever to be alive on Planet Earth.......
“The purpose of art is washing off the dust of daily life of our souls.” - Picasso
The world’s oldest republic is in San Marino, Italy (A.D. 301) fewer than 30,000 people live there and it holds the world’s oldest continuous constitution- their citizens are called Sammarinese.
"A summer's sun is worth the having."- French Proverb
"Be like a flower and turn your face to the sun."- Kahlil Gibran
Lethologica- state of not being able to remember the word you want. Now what was I going to say??
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” ― Edgar Degas
“I’d written a lot of songs with hummingbirds in them, none of them ever came to anything, but I did write a few lines last month, it went like this-listen to the hummingbird whose wings you cannot see, listen to the hummingbird, don’t listen to me.” - Leonard Cohen
Legends say that hummingbirds float free of time, carrying our hopes for love, joy and celebration. Their grace reminds us that life is rich and that beauty is everywhere; each personal connection has meaning and laughter is the sweetest sound…
"Religon is the opium of the people” - Karl Marx 1844“Social Media is the opium of the people” - Anonymous 2018
"I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June."- L. M. Montgomery