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Daily Archives: December 6, 2018

Having successfully dominated Wayne Galloway, Brutus Shetland is beginning to believe he can dominate me too… well, we’ll see about that boyo! 

This furry-looking plant is Aaron’s rod (Thermopsis villosa) sporting substantial soft rubefacient leaves that you certainly don’t want to wipe your bum with in a midde of a woodland emergency: they are an irritant. Your cheeks will acquire a rosy glow if rubbed with one of these leaves, hence it being called Quaker’s rouge in the days when Quaker women were not allowed to wear makeup. Also known as great mullein, the… Read More

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