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  Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
I understood the flowers' role of support for us in the past, and the increased levels of support and inspiration they offer us today through their essences as inspiration for our healing individually and globally.
Flower essences are generally taken in oral form; a few drops, one to several times a day, and can also be added to baths or applied to environments via sprays.
Though the specific conflict may change, the energies of war and its aftermath are likely to remain with us for some time, and well as the need for inner peace for individuals.
www.floweressencemagazine.com /may03/peaceflower.html   (1214 words)

 Toledo's Attic - Flower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Sadly Flower was forgotten in the wake of Lee's surrender and the assassination of President Lincoln.
Flower belonged to several social organizations including the Masons, Sons of the American Revolution, and the Toledo Produce Exchange.
After Flower's death on November 13, 1908 the land at Cherry Street and Collingwood Blvd. was donated to build the Flower Hospital.
www.attic.utoledo.edu /toledosattic/attic/att/wood/flower.html   (475 words)

 Colombia Flower Exports
During the 1980's, authorities repeatedly seized cocaine hidden in flower crates arriving at Miami's airport, and American growers complained that their Colombian competitors were receiving unfair subsidies from narco-traffickers.
Colombia is the South Korea of flower exporters, having doubled foreign sales to $200 million in the 1980s by producing efficiently pioneering distribution through supermarkets.
Flower importers, who have been paying counter-dumping fees of 4.4 percent since 1987 against an adverse final ruling in the case, now fear that the department will force them to pay tens of millions in duties on roses sold over the past year.
www.american.edu /TED/flower.htm   (2386 words)

 The Republic :: The Culture Wars become the Flower Wars
Flower Wars were among the most important method of obtaining sacrificial victims.
These wars were ritual battles between rival Aztec armies, and were designed to produce the fewest number of casualties and the greatest number of captives possible.
The culture war, like a flower war, is meant to thin the ranks of the people who trigger these feelings.
www.republic-news.org /archive/82_repub/82_nenonen.htm   (994 words)

 Environmentalists Against War
The report says war costs are expected to continue to grow in the next decade.
Even if U.S. forces were reduced from 258,000 today in Iraq, Afghanistan and other military operations around the globe related to the war on terrorism to 74,000 by 2010, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that war costs would still grow by $371 billion from fiscal year 2007 to fiscal year 2016.
The Pentagon had hoped to reduce its troop presence in Iraq to fewer than 100,000 by the end of this year, but military commanders are planning to keep at least 140,000 troops there through the spring because of the high level of violence.
www.envirosagainstwar.org /know/read.php?itemid=4692   (1112 words)

 Human Flower Project
With flowers bright as the rind of tangerine, Ashoka tree in bloom is a knockout.
Plant genealogies are usually figured out via the DNA of chloroplasts (the flower parts that turn sunlight into energy), but Rafflesia, a parasite, has no chloroplasts—it sucks nutrients out of its host, a jungle vine, instead, so scientists hadn’t been able to place this strange tropical plant into a botanical family until now.
The views (and we suppose the flowers, too) of inner city Minneapolitans are different from those in the Minneapolis suburbs, and from those in Green Bay and Duluth, though all live in a “Blue State.” That’s because politics, like gardens, thrive in microclimates.
humanflowerproject.com /index.php/.../comments/red_poppies_gentling_war   (4453 words)

 The Kamla Bhatt Show | 2006
Flower Silliman, mother of Jael Silliman, is a third generation Baghdadi Jew, who was born and brought up in Calcutta, India.
Flower talks about her experiences of growing up in pre-Independent India, and away from the confines of her tight-knit Baghdadi Jewish community.
The reason her mother selected the college was because Hannah Sen, the principal of the college was of Jewish descent says Flower.
www.kamlabhattshow.com /content/1130/secondary.html   (225 words)

 Petal Pushers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Colombian roses are soon to be at the center of a budding trade war.
U.S. flower growers who have suffered huge losses over the past decade are battling against a complete renewal of the act.
Most Colombian flower farms are located in the savannas near Bogota, far from the mountainous regions in the southeastern provinces where most of Colombia's coca is grown, and where the Colombian military routinely blankets fields with the mass aerial spraying of herbicides, flying high to avoid rebel gunfire.
www.jrn.columbia.edu /studentwork/reutersjournal/trade/pg33.html   (403 words)

 Human Flower Project
At the 11th hour of the 11th month of the 11th day, Allied powers signed the Armistice with Germany in 1918, ending World War I. The moment will be remembered today in many countries, including Australia the U.S., and the United Kingdom.
The traditional war memorial flower among the former Allies is, of course, the red poppy, papaver rhoeas.
One of the most thoroughgoing and fine analyses of flower symbolism we’ve found is this superb essay by Stacy Chambless entitled “A Memorial in Scarlet." The article carefully documents poppy symbolism from ancient Greece to the current war in Iraq, with special emphasis on rites of remembrance.
www.humanflowerproject.com /index.php/weblog/red_poppies_gentling_war   (551 words)

 WEM 1/700 HMS Buttercup
The story of the Flower Class corvettes begins with the realisation that Britain was lacking in ships capable of providing escort to convoys in the case of war.
By war's end the Flowers had metamorphosed from a quaint-looking two masted, short foc's'led vessel with a pop-gun on the bow to a more purposeful and warlike vessel.
I have long been interested in the Flower Class corvettes – ever since seeing an article in volume 1, issue 1 of the defunct Scale Ship Modeler on a large scale scratchbuilt one.
www.cbrnp.com /RNP/Flower/MODELS/WEM_Buttercup/WEM_Buttercup.htm   (1686 words)

A single flower, a hellebore, stood in a vase of volcanic glass in the middle of the huge desk, glowing almost radioactively white in the pool of a small, artful spotlight.
Both snow and the flower itself were unlikely to have been found in the Holy Land in those days, but that has never hurt the story's popularity.
He stared at the spotlit flower, letting his thoughts wander down some of the darker tracks of his labyrinthine mind, and waited, patient as stone, for the figure behind the desk to speak.
www.shadowmarch.com /tad/preview.asp   (652 words)

 A progressive's Art of War
War is usually the last refuge of the incompetant or the first resort of the insane or psychopathic.
A covert state of perpetual war (while overtly professing a desire for peace) is essential to the existence of the USA as it is currently constituted.
Anybody trying to oppose this State of War in any serious way (I dont mean just waving placards on the street against a particular war – I mean any attempt to modify or terminate the fundamental setup) is neutralised or removed by whatever means is neccessary, as were JFK and Nixon.
tlaloc.gnn.tv /blogs/16836/A_progressive_s_Art_of_War   (6729 words)

 Davidson Cloud Glass - Two piece Flower Sets
This flower holder was a variation on the dome flower support.
It is deep to accommodate the flower support and with a short flared rim.
The massive 733 is sometimes known as the Hotel Flower Set, as they were too large to fit in an ordinary house and were probably made for public spaces of hotels and the like.
www.cloudglass.com /flower2.htm   (1472 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | Ecuador fears Valentine's flower war
Ecuador's flower exporters have warned that talk of war against Iraq will hit one of the country's key foreign currency earners ahead of the St Valentine's day.
Roses account for 73% of flower exports and are expected to sell for between 40 and 55 US cents each compared with 45 to 60 cents last year.
But 440,730 boxes of flowers are due to be shipped to the US between 28 January and 10 February, compared with 429,980 last year.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/business/2706103.stm   (295 words)

 War Flower. Flower B. Londres Chelsea Flower Show. Flower Flare. Design Tattoo Flower.
He interesting, but they are their war flower pleasant.
She verdienen, but she's her war flower assignment.
Surprize its accessibly war flower, Edna pudding to waiter.
masflowers.awardspace.com /war_flower.html   (1489 words)

 The New American - Feeding the God of War - September 9, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
For that reason war was a form of worship and a necessary activity that led them to establish the Xochiyaoyotl, or ‘flower war.’ Its purpose, unlike that of wars of conquest, was not to gain new territories nor to exact tribute from conquered peoples, but rather to take prisoners for sacrifice to the sun.”
Concealing themselves behind a barricade of flowers, the treacherous leaders would witness the consummation of their betrayal as their armies were taken away to serve as fodder for Aztec altars.
Confronting the prospect of a pointless resumption of the UN-mandated war with Iraq, and an open-ended “war on terrorism,” Americans must understand that these conflicts are fundamentally no different from the “Flower Wars” of Aztec antiquity: Ritualized bloodshed through which an embedded ruling elite retains its hold on power.
www.thenewamerican.com /tna/2002/09-09-2002/vo18no18_war.htm   (873 words)

 War - Uncyclopedia
These wars were undocumented to protect the innocent virgin ears of the children of America from the horrible ways of the Canadians.
A former horseman of the apocalypse, War has since retired, and is living his unlife out in South Florida, though he enjoyed his stint as Armageddon's drummer from 1976-1987.
War has also converted to Buddhism, and now can often be seen wearing the ceremonial kilt oft preferred by Buddhist monks.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/War   (1780 words)

 The Flower Expert - Flowers Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Roses are the most popular flowers world-wide, both because of their beauty and exceptional fragrances.
Despite the wide diversity of flowers, no other flower is a replacement for roses on the eve of celebration of love, the Valentine's Day.
Flowers are presented as gift in a bevy of occasions like weddings, festivals, funerals and anniversaries.
www.theflowerexpert.com /popular/roses   (522 words)

 Welcome to Katong Flower Shop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The history of Katong Flower Shop is closely entwined with the development of the post war flower industry in Singapore.
Flowers were a luxury item for the rich, and demands were limited but steady.
Over a period of time, the use of flowers expands from its traditional role in wedding and church decorations to a means of expressing tender emotions.
www.katongflowershop.com /profile.asp   (208 words)

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However, I did copy the flower with the intention of trying to shrink it and position it at the top of the barrel of the gun - something I had seen in photos of the uprisings in Eastern Europe (they must have been borrowing the idea from Portugal).
The colour and vitality of the flower in contrast with the cold grey lifeless instrument of war.
Finally, the hibiscus as a tropical plant in reference to where the war in the Pacific was fought.
www.flickr.com /photos/lookfar/34513195   (390 words)

 Renegade Run
I’m at war wit the Crow and protector of the Cheyenne.
It war comfortin’ to have the babe and Becca laying by me. When I woke up before first light, Becca had her arm across the babe and her hand on my belly.
I war a war chief and the protector of the Cheyenne.
members.tripod.com /~PashaO/xena/uber/willow-renegade_run3.htm   (5390 words)

 Flowers Military Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Rowland Flowers died in Fentress County Tennessee in the house where she now lives in in the night and was on the 22nd or 23rd of September one thousand eight hundred and thirty Seven.
John Flowers private, Co C.....enlisted at age 21, a laborer from Lawrence County, Pa.....mustered in on 6 Nov ' 61...transferred April ' 62 to 8th NY Artillery.
Flowers (missing) taken prisoner at Iuka Sept 19, 1862
www.flowersfhs.com /Military.htm   (4157 words)

 About the NEHS - Harrogate Flower Shows
During the Second World War the NEHS's activities were virtually suspended, although they did compile and publish a "Dig for Victory" pamphlet and many thousands of copies of this were distributed gratuitously throughout the war years.
The early post war years were a time of austerity and restrictions, so it was not until April 1947 that the first post-war Spring Flower Show was staged in the Sun Pavilion in the Valley Gardens.
A Flower Academy, which was first held in the Old Swan Hotel in 1953, was introduced into the Spring Show in the Valley Gardens in 1956 and became the forerunner of the magnificent Flower Arrangement and Floristry Marquee we know today.
www.flowershow.org.uk /index.php?page=8   (1337 words)

 The Brunswick News
But as lives ended there, new ones were born to make the world remember the fallen in the form of blood red poppies that sprouted and bloomed toward the heavens.
Now, it is an emblem of war, a flower of remembrance.
Before the flowers hit the streets, they are shipped to the Golden Isles from the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Headquarters in Kansas City.
www.thebrunswicknews.com /front/324136177819267.php   (487 words)

 Occupation Medals
This grew to outright demand from Hitler to annex the area, and threatened war against the advice of his Generals who were sure Germany was not ready to stand up in a World War.
The Conference lasted two days, fearing another war and in the most infamous case of appeasement, the Sudetenland was turned over to Germany.
It played key role in the Polish campaign, and in the final battles of the war when it was stubbornly defended by German troops.
www.wehrmacht-awards.com /service_awards/occupation_medals.htm   (1429 words)

 Occupation Medals
The Allies, wishing to avoid war at almost any cost, stood idly by when Austria was annexed, gave in to his demands in Czechoslovakia, and allowed the return of the Memel district.
A series of Medals, known as the "Flower War medals", were created to commemorate the three historic occupations.
They commemorate, however, the troubling road that led to War, and they hung from the chests of the men who took place in these events.
www.angelfire.com /nj/ww2/occupationmedals.html   (1160 words)

 Amazon.ca: War Of The Flowers: Books: Tad Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The war of the title is one of numerous factions fighting among themselves, and with it, Williams darkly satirizes every sort and condition of politics, ideology, religion, and other human foibles, much as he did in the Otherland saga.
The faerie lords are at war, one of them has a pretty mischevious plan regarding the parallel world of humans and Theo, our unwilling human hero, is at the centre of the plot.
All in all, War of the Flowers left me with a desire to explore more of Tad William's work.
www.amazon.ca /War-Flowers-Tad-Williams/dp/0756401356   (1991 words)

 revolutionary war   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
To the collector of Revolutionary War artifacts and particularly buttons, the standard reference guides have been Alphaeus Albert's "Record of American Uniform and Historical Buttons" and Calver and Bolton's "History Written With Pick and Shovel".
These are buttons that would be very easy to dismiss as "flower buttons" if you didn't know their significance.
Revolutionary War era flower buttons but to no avail, none of them were British Navy.
www.thetreasuredepot.com /issue8/revolution.htm   (1298 words)

 Josefine Ottesen - The Roselil series
The flower fairy Roselil lives together with her friend Silkie Butterfly in Summerland, where they take care of the flowers and play together every day.
Every morning at dawn, Roselil, as she was known to her friends, got up from her soft rosebed to wake all the flowers and, as hundreds of beautiful pink roses opened towards the light and warmth of the sun, the rose scent spread on the breeze across the dunes.
When she stepped out on the green leaves beside the flower, she slid and had to hurry to open her wings so as not to fall down among the thorny branches.
historienommira.dk /josefineottesen/en/?Books:Fables:The_Roselil_series   (2241 words)

 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
It may be the director¡¯s talent to put the jigsaw together piece by piece, but it is the actors who give life to the story.
Cho Seung-woo¡¯s acting is somewhat repetitive and standard as young Goni, but as he grows into a flower card master, he shows he has the potential to become a master at his own craft one day.
And no one could have played a femme fatale better than Kim Hye-soo, who pours all she has into playing the hostess, whose role is bigger than in the original.
english.chosun.com /w21data/html/news/200609/200609280009.html   (366 words)

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