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Glimpses of the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race in Portsmouth, VA – Part 3

Glimpses of the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race in Portsmouth, VA – Part 3 North Landing from my window in the Renaissance.  Pig and Oyster Roast Awards in the tent at far left.  Portsmouth Visitor Center and landing for the ferry to Norfolk on the far side.  The ferry was evicted for the weekend to make space for schooners.  On
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The Dreadfully Despicable and Despised Poison Ivy

Eastern Bluebird and Poison Ivy Berries “Leaflets three, let it be!” Perhaps the most disliked plant of all is poison ivy, despised throughout its range for the blistering rash that oozes and itches when one has the misfortune to come in contact with any part of the plant. What is the substance that causes that most dreaded of unpleasant of rashes? Poison ivy is infused with
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