With the end of the Great Sleep, spring has asserted herself firmly in the Heart of the Ozarks. The rising intensity of the sun entices all living things to join in the brief but joyous celebration of new beginnings. Big or small, spring provides the perfect opportunity to search for new and interesting native plants..
Consu Tolosa’s abstract paintings exude joy. The 30 some canvases, on display at the Guardino Gallery (alongside works by Helen Kaufman, Hazel Glass, and Rosey Covert), all share a jelly bean palette, with a blushing pink their common star. Tolosa’s organically shaped orbs and repeating dots recall mid century modern art, but Pleasures + Perils cannot be mistaken for decoration.
Was I eating too much ice cream and sugar? So I cut back. And no, I wasn’t using a new detergent, or new bath oil or soaps. Could it be those black polyester pants I wore sometimes? but that non natural fiber never bothered me before as long as it wasn’t too hot out.
Bizarre royal birth rules Kate must follow for baby number three and the ones she’s choosing to ignorePrincess Diana went against a lot of the royal traditions, and her daughter in law Kate is doing exactly the same12:48, 23 APR 2018Updated13:40, 23 APR 2018Why Kate Middleton isn’t having her third baby on the NHS and it isn’t just because she’s poshThe town crier announces the news to the public This is currently Tony Appleton, who announced the birth of both Prince George and Princess Charlotte.It’s a medieval tradition which began because people couldn’t read or write.Midwives are sworn to secrecy The midwives are present for the royal birth, and are reportedly sworn to secrecy.It’s thought Kate Middleton had three midwives with her during the birth of Princess Charlotte.But there are a few royal rules and traditions Kate is choosing to ignore for this birth.Strange items Kate Middleton has in her hospital bag as Duchess goes into labour with her third childHow the announcement is made The announcement has always been on an easel outside Buckingham Palace, RSVP Live reports.However Kate and William broke the rules and announced it on Twitter with Prince George.They did the same thing with the new baby, and the palace tweeted:”Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz,” the palace said via Twitter.”The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.”Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.”Home births are the norm It’s traditional for royal babies to be born at home in Buckingham Palace.The Queen followed the rules and had all her children there, but Kate Middleton decided against it.Princess Diana also broke this rule with her sons Prince Harry and Prince William and gave birth in St. Mary’s Hospital’s Lindo Wing.Kate had her first two children at the same hospital as her husband’s mother.There were rumours Kate would have baby number three at home in Kensington Palace but this was not the case.Fathers are not allowed in the room when the baby is born This was another tradition that Diana and Charles broke..