Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria - James Somers, The Atlantic: You were going to get one-click access to the full text of nearly every book that's ever been published. Books still in print y...
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i imagine our creator looks down from above and wonders why this exquisite flower rarely appears in our [mississippi] state's gardens.we hadnt thought of it that way before. he's right though, because we've never encountered one in anyones yard. in previous years, we always stumbled across this mysterious flower blooming deep in the woods somewhere, situated in such a way that, after the bloom is gone, it couldnt be located again. we assumed that the most high reserved the pleasure of its bloom only to himself.
"consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet i say unto you, that solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. if then god so clothe the grass, which is to day in the field, and to morrow is cast into the oven; how much more will he clothe you, o ye of little faith?"by the end of this month, the non-native (japan), and easier to find, red spider lily [lycoris radiata] should be springing up to show off its spidery bloom. this bloom and its green variegated foliage which sticks around all winter, makes lycoris radiata another spiffy spider lily to decorate your garden with.