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On Gardening: English dogwood the ultimate spring extender

This time of the year as our native dogwoods and azaleas have completed their glorious spring display, something magical happens. At least it does in those old cottage gardens, seen in small towns and hamlets found on America's backroads. Today's young gardeners will see, and utter ... is that a dogwood, where is that fragrance coming from.


Gwendoline Christie wears a dress that deserves its own starring role

Can you tell where the flames on the background poster stop and the dress begins? No, and that's just part of the joy of this gloriously floaty Iris van Herpen couture gown, worn by Gwendoline Christie to the "Game of Thrones" New York City gala premiere this month. This is just one of a series of photos of Christie posing dramatically as the dress whirls around her, its billowing sleeves and flowing skirt seeming to speak to her in conversation. What fun it must be for an actor to wear a dress that deserves its own starring role.

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First medical marijuana shop opens in Key West

Levent Hamdemir, chief marketing officer for Surterra Wellness. in Key West, Florida talks at the opening the area's first medical marijuana shop.