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Image from page 539 of “The voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe with a historical overview of previous journeys along the north coast of the Old Planet” (1882)

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Verify out these Dog Tattoos photos:

Image from web page 539 of “The voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe with a historical review of preceding journeys along the north coast of the Old World” (1882)
Dog Tattoos

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Identifier: voyageofvegaroun00nord
Title: The voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe with a historical assessment of previous journeys along the north coast of the Old Globe
Year: 1882 (1880s)
Authors: Nordenskiöld, A. E. (Adolf Erik), 1832-1901 Leslie, Alexander
Subjects: Vega (Ship)
Publisher: New York, Macmillan and Co.
Contributing Library: MBLWHOI Library
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Text Appearing Prior to Image:
eror seal-skin moccasins, which above the foot are fastened tothe trousers in the way conmion among the Lapps. The solesare of walrus-skin or bear-skin, and have the hair side inwards. 472 THE VOYAGE OF THE VEGA. [chap. On the other components of the moccasin the hair is outwards. Withinthe shoes are seal-skin stockings and hay. The head coveringconsists of a hood embroidered with beads, more than which in severecold is drawn an outer hood bordered with dog-skin. The outerhood is frequently quite close beneath the chin, and extends in a verywell-fitting way over the shoulders. To a full dress therealso belong a skin neckerchief or boa, and a neck covering ofmultiple reindeer-skins, or of diverse sorts of skins sewntogether in chess-board-like squares. In summer season and far intothe autumn the guys go bareheaded, despite the fact that they clip the hairon the crown of the head close to the root. In the course of the warm season of the year a quantity of the winterwraps are laid off in proportion to the increase of the heat, so

Text Appearing Following Image:
CHVKCH FACE-TATTOO I NO. (After a drawing by A. Stuxberg.) that the dress lastly consists merely of a pesh, an overcoat, anda pair of trousers. The summer time moccasins are often as lengthy inthe leg as our sea-boots. In the tent the men wear only shorttrousers reaching to the hip, together with leather belts (overall health-belts) at the waist and on the arms. The mans dress is notmuch ornamented. On the other hand the guys typically wearstrings of beads in the ears, or a skin band set with huge,tastefully arranged beads or a leather band with some largebeads on the brow. The leather band they will not willinglypart with, and a lady told us that the beads in it indicatethe number of enemies the wearer has killed. I am, even so,quite certain that this was only an empty boast. Almost certainly our XII.] CHUKCH DRESS. 473 informant referred to a tradition handed down from former war-like periods to the present time, and therefore we have right here only aChukch type of the boasting about martial feats common evenamong civ

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Say “Toy Boat” 5 occasions genuine fast
Dog Tattoos

Image by swaim sketching
Beach trip…. Implies heat, sticky sandy skin, oily suntan lotion all over you, sand in your eyes, your beach neighbors dog sticking his head in your cooler and devouring your lunch in 16.five seconds, Hours of tattoo pedestrian watching and of course beach toys!! Ultimately located a single the youngsters left alone long sufficient to get on the page.

-The beach
-St. George Island, FL.

My Tree of Life tattoo, North Coast Native American Chameleon. The ink you see is 13 hours old.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Verify out these Skull Tattoos images:

My Tree of Life tattoo, North Coast Native American Chameleon. The ink you see is 13 hours old.
Skull Tattoos

Image by SoulRider.222
12/two/08. Nikon Coolpix S50. Handheld. SOOC.

Bedouin females and children from the North of Palestine with tattooed faces.

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Some cool Lettering Tattoos pictures:

Bedouin females and young children from the North of Palestine with tattooed faces.
Lettering Tattoos

Image by Palestine Exploration Fund
This is a photochrome print created by the photochrom Co., Zurich (at times also known as the Photogolb Co.). It shows two Bedouin girls carrying on their shoulders young children. In gold lettering along the base of the print:&quot15,127 P.Z. (=Photochrom, Zurich) – Bedouines&quot. On the back in ink in Baldensperger’s handwriting: &quotfig 12. Bedouin women – North of Palestine with tatooed face&quot In pencil: &quotPart III p 26 MS&quot

Atlas Tattoo Studio bathroom mirror. My Tree of Life tattoo, North Coast Native American Chameleon.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

A couple of nice Skull Tattoos images I located:

Atlas Tattoo Studio bathroom mirror. My Tree of Life tattoo, North Coast Native American Chameleon.
Skull Tattoos

Image by SoulRider.222
12/22/09. Portland. Nikon coolpix S50. Handheld. SOOC.

Sugar Skull
Skull Tattoos

Image by samezzz
My sister have asked me to draw her.

Peonies in the North Garden

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Check out these Cherry Tattoos photos:

Peonies in the North Garden
Cherry Tattoos

Image by bill barber
From my set entitled “Peonies”
www.flickr.com/images/21861018@N00/sets/72157607186459134/

In my collection entitled “The Garden”
www.flickr.com/photographs/21861018@N00/collections/7215760718…

From Wikipedia, the cost-free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant household Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants .5–1.five metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and huge, often fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer time. In the previous, the peonies have been typically classified in the family members Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

The peony is named following Paeon or Paean, a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing. Asclepius became jealous of his pupil Zeus saved Paeon from the wrath of Asclepius by turning him into the peony flower

The peony is among the longest-utilized flowers in ornamental culture and is one particular of the smallest living creature national emblems in China. Along with the plum blossom, it is a conventional floral symbol of China, where it is referred to as 牡丹 (mǔ dān). It is also known as 富贵花 (fuguihua) &quotflower of riches and honour&quot, and is used symbolically in Chinese art.[2] In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower. Currently, the Republic of China on Taiwan designates the plum blossom as the national flower, while the People’s Republic of China has no legally designated national flower. In 1994, the peony was proposed as the national flower following a nationwide poll, but the National People’s Congress failed to ratify the choice. In 2003, another selection method has begun, but to date, no choice has been created.

The famous ancient Chinese city Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for the peonies. All through Chinese history, peonies in Luoyang are frequently stated to be the finest in the country. Dozens of peony exhibitions and shows are nevertheless held there annually.
In Japan, Paeonia lactiflora utilised to be named ebisugusuri (&quotforeign medicine&quot). In kampo (the Japanese adaptation of Chinese medicine), its root was utilised as a therapy for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant. In Japan Paeonia suffruticosa is named the &quotThe King of flowers&quot and Paeonia lactiflora is referred to as the &quotprime minister of flowers&quot.

Pronunciation of 牡丹 (peony) in Japan is &quotbotan&quot. Before the Meiji period, meat taken from quadrupeds was seldom consumed in Japan due to Buddhism. Therefore in situations exactly where such meat was handled, it was paraphrased employing the names of flowers. The term botan was utilized (and is still utilized) to paraphrase wild boar meat. This comes from the flowery resemblance of the sliced meat when spread more than a dish. An additional example is sakura (cherry blossoms) which stands for horsemeat.
In 1957, the Indiana Basic Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day. It replaced the zinnia, which had been the state flower because 1931.

Mischievous nymphs had been stated to hide in the petals of the Peony as a result causing this magnificent flower to be provided the meaning of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named after Pæon, a doctor to the gods, who obtained the plant on Mount Olympus from the mother of Apollo. When planted the Peony likes to be left alone and punishes those who try to move it by not flowering once more for a number of years. Once established, nevertheless, it produces splendid blooms every single year for decades (Taken from The Language of Flowers, edited by Sheila Pickles, 1990).

Peonies are also extensively grown as ornamental plants for their quite large, frequently scented flowers.
Peonies have a tendency to attract ants to the flower buds. This is due to the nectar that types on the outside of the flower buds.

Peonies are a common topic in tattoos, often employed along with koi-fish.

Peony Blooms for initial time because planting two years ago.
Cherry Tattoos

Image by bill barber
From my set entitled “Peonies”
www.flickr.com/photographs/21861018@N00/sets/72157607186459134/

In my collection entitled “The Garden”
www.flickr.com/photos/21861018@N00/collections/7215760718…

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant loved ones Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants .5–1.five metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and huge, frequently fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer season. In the past, the peonies were typically classified in the family members Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

The peony is named right after Paeon or Paean, a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing. Asclepius became jealous of his pupil Zeus saved Paeon from the wrath of Asclepius by turning him into the peony flower

The peony is amongst the longest-employed flowers in ornamental culture and is one particular of the smallest living creature national emblems in China. Along with the plum blossom, it is a conventional floral symbol of China, where it is called 牡丹 (mǔ dān). It is also identified as 富贵花 (fuguihua) &quotflower of riches and honour&quot, and is utilized symbolically in Chinese art.[two] In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower. Presently, the Republic of China on Taiwan designates the plum blossom as the national flower, while the People’s Republic of China has no legally designated national flower. In 1994, the peony was proposed as the national flower following a nationwide poll, but the National People’s Congress failed to ratify the choice. In 2003, one more choice procedure has begun, but to date, no choice has been created.

The popular ancient Chinese city Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for the peonies. Throughout Chinese history, peonies in Luoyang are frequently mentioned to be the finest in the country. Dozens of peony exhibitions and shows are nonetheless held there annually.
In Japan, Paeonia lactiflora employed to be referred to as ebisugusuri (&quotforeign medicine&quot). In kampo (the Japanese adaptation of Chinese medicine), its root was used as a remedy for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant. In Japan Paeonia suffruticosa is referred to as the &quotThe King of flowers&quot and Paeonia lactiflora is known as the &quotprime minister of flowers&quot.

Pronunciation of 牡丹 (peony) in Japan is &quotbotan&quot. Just before the Meiji period, meat taken from quadrupeds was seldom consumed in Japan due to Buddhism. Therefore in situations exactly where such meat was handled, it was paraphrased making use of the names of flowers. The term botan was utilized (and is still employed) to paraphrase wild boar meat. This comes from the flowery resemblance of the sliced meat when spread over a dish. An additional instance is sakura (cherry blossoms) which stands for horsemeat.
In 1957, the Indiana Basic Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day. It replaced the zinnia, which had been the state flower given that 1931.

Mischievous nymphs were stated to hide in the petals of the Peony as a result causing this magnificent flower to be provided the which means of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named following Pæon, a doctor to the gods, who obtained the plant on Mount Olympus from the mother of Apollo. After planted the Peony likes to be left alone and punishes these who try to move it by not flowering once more for numerous years. Once established, nonetheless, it produces splendid blooms every year for decades (Taken from The Language of Flowers, edited by Sheila Pickles, 1990).

Peonies are also extensively grown as ornamental plants for their extremely massive, usually scented flowers.
Peonies tend to attract ants to the flower buds. This is due to the nectar that types on the outdoors of the flower buds.

Peonies are a common subject in tattoos, frequently utilized along with koi-fish.

Peonies Breaking, North Garden

Friday, May 17th, 2013

A handful of good Symbol Tattoos pictures I discovered:

Peonies Breaking, North Garden
Symbol Tattoos

Image by bill barber
From my set entitled “Peonies”
www.flickr.com/images/21861018@N00/sets/72157607186459134/

In my collection entitled “The Garden”
www.flickr.com/photos/21861018@N00/collections/7215760718…

From Wikipedia, the free of charge encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant household Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants .5–1.five metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and big, typically fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer time. In the previous, the peonies had been usually classified in the household Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

The peony is named following Paeon or Paean, a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing. Asclepius became jealous of his pupil Zeus saved Paeon from the wrath of Asclepius by turning him into the peony flower

The peony is amongst the longest-employed flowers in ornamental culture and is 1 of the smallest living creature national emblems in China. Along with the plum blossom, it is a classic floral symbol of China, exactly where it is named 牡丹 (mǔ dān). It is also known as 富贵花 (fuguihua) &quotflower of riches and honour&quot, and is utilized symbolically in Chinese art.[two] In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower. At the moment, the Republic of China on Taiwan designates the plum blossom as the national flower, even though the People’s Republic of China has no legally designated national flower. In 1994, the peony was proposed as the national flower after a nationwide poll, but the National People’s Congress failed to ratify the selection. In 2003, yet another choice process has begun, but to date, no selection has been created.

The well-known ancient Chinese city Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for the peonies. Throughout Chinese history, peonies in Luoyang are frequently mentioned to be the finest in the nation. Dozens of peony exhibitions and shows are nevertheless held there annually.
In Japan, Paeonia lactiflora utilised to be referred to as ebisugusuri (&quotforeign medicine&quot). In kampo (the Japanese adaptation of Chinese medicine), its root was utilized as a treatment for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant. In Japan Paeonia suffruticosa is called the &quotThe King of flowers&quot and Paeonia lactiflora is called the &quotprime minister of flowers&quot.

Pronunciation of 牡丹 (peony) in Japan is &quotbotan&quot. Just before the Meiji period, meat taken from quadrupeds was seldom consumed in Japan due to Buddhism. As a result in circumstances where such meat was handled, it was paraphrased utilizing the names of flowers. The term botan was used (and is nonetheless utilized) to paraphrase wild boar meat. This comes from the flowery resemblance of the sliced meat when spread over a dish. Another instance is sakura (cherry blossoms) which stands for horsemeat.
In 1957, the Indiana General Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day. It replaced the zinnia, which had been the state flower because 1931.

Mischievous nymphs had been said to hide in the petals of the Peony as a result causing this magnificent flower to be offered the which means of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named after Pæon, a physician to the gods, who obtained the plant on Mount Olympus from the mother of Apollo. As soon as planted the Peony likes to be left alone and punishes these who attempt to move it by not flowering once again for many years. After established, nonetheless, it produces splendid blooms every year for decades (Taken from The Language of Flowers, edited by Sheila Pickles, 1990).

Peonies are also extensively grown as ornamental plants for their very massive, typically scented flowers.
Peonies have a tendency to attract ants to the flower buds. This is due to the nectar that forms on the outside of the flower buds.

Peonies are a frequent topic in tattoos, often employed along with koi-fish.

Peony in North Garden

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Some cool Western Tattoos pictures:

Peony in North Garden
Western Tattoos

Image by bill barber
From my set entitled “Peonies”
www.flickr.com/photographs/21861018@N00/sets/72157607186459134/

In my collection entitled “The Garden”
www.flickr.com/images/21861018@N00/collections/7215760718…

From Wikipedia, the cost-free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant family Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants .5–1.5 metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and huge, typically fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer time. In the previous, the peonies have been typically classified in the family Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

The peony is named right after Paeon or Paean, a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing. Asclepius became jealous of his pupil Zeus saved Paeon from the wrath of Asclepius by turning him into the peony flower

The peony is amongst the longest-utilized flowers in ornamental culture and is one of the smallest living creature national emblems in China. Along with the plum blossom, it is a classic floral symbol of China, where it is referred to as 牡丹 (mǔ dān). It is also known as 富贵花 (fuguihua) &quotflower of riches and honour&quot, and is utilised symbolically in Chinese art.[two] In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower. At present, the Republic of China on Taiwan designates the plum blossom as the national flower, while the People’s Republic of China has no legally designated national flower. In 1994, the peony was proposed as the national flower soon after a nationwide poll, but the National People’s Congress failed to ratify the choice. In 2003, another selection method has begun, but to date, no option has been produced.

The famous ancient Chinese city Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for the peonies. All through Chinese history, peonies in Luoyang are often mentioned to be the finest in the country. Dozens of peony exhibitions and shows are still held there annually.
In Japan, Paeonia lactiflora employed to be called ebisugusuri (&quotforeign medicine&quot). In kampo (the Japanese adaptation of Chinese medicine), its root was utilised as a therapy for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant. In Japan Paeonia suffruticosa is named the &quotThe King of flowers&quot and Paeonia lactiflora is named the &quotprime minister of flowers&quot.

Pronunciation of 牡丹 (peony) in Japan is &quotbotan&quot. Ahead of the Meiji period, meat taken from quadrupeds was seldom consumed in Japan due to Buddhism. Thus in cases where such meat was handled, it was paraphrased employing the names of flowers. The term botan was utilized (and is nonetheless utilized) to paraphrase wild boar meat. This comes from the flowery resemblance of the sliced meat when spread over a dish. Another instance is sakura (cherry blossoms) which stands for horsemeat.
In 1957, the Indiana Common Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day. It replaced the zinnia, which had been the state flower given that 1931.

Mischievous nymphs had been mentioned to hide in the petals of the Peony hence causing this magnificent flower to be provided the which means of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named after Pæon, a physician to the gods, who obtained the plant on Mount Olympus from the mother of Apollo. As soon as planted the Peony likes to be left alone and punishes those who try to move it by not flowering once again for many years. As soon as established, nevertheless, it produces splendid blooms every single year for decades (Taken from The Language of Flowers, edited by Sheila Pickles, 1990).

Peonies are also extensively grown as ornamental plants for their really huge, typically scented flowers.
Peonies tend to attract ants to the flower buds. This is due to the nectar that forms on the outside of the flower buds.

Peonies are a widespread topic in tattoos, frequently utilized along with koi-fish.

Final Peony
Western Tattoos

Image by bill barber
From my set entitled “Peonies”
www.flickr.com/photos/21861018@N00/sets/72157607186459134/

In my collection entitled “The Garden”
www.flickr.com/images/21861018@N00/collections/7215760718…

From Wikipedia, the totally free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant family members Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants .5–1.five metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and massive, typically fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer. In the previous, the peonies had been typically classified in the family Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

The peony is named after Paeon or Paean, a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing. Asclepius became jealous of his pupil Zeus saved Paeon from the wrath of Asclepius by turning him into the peony flower

The peony is among the longest-used flowers in ornamental culture and is one particular of the smallest living creature national emblems in China. Along with the plum blossom, it is a classic floral symbol of China, exactly where it is referred to as 牡丹 (mǔ dān). It is also identified as 富贵花 (fuguihua) &quotflower of riches and honour&quot, and is utilized symbolically in Chinese art.[2] In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower. At present, the Republic of China on Taiwan designates the plum blossom as the national flower, while the People’s Republic of China has no legally designated national flower. In 1994, the peony was proposed as the national flower following a nationwide poll, but the National People’s Congress failed to ratify the selection. In 2003, yet another choice process has begun, but to date, no decision has been produced.

The popular ancient Chinese city Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for the peonies. Throughout Chinese history, peonies in Luoyang are often stated to be the finest in the nation. Dozens of peony exhibitions and shows are still held there annually.
In Japan, Paeonia lactiflora utilised to be called ebisugusuri (&quotforeign medicine&quot). In kampo (the Japanese adaptation of Chinese medicine), its root was employed as a treatment for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant. In Japan Paeonia suffruticosa is known as the &quotThe King of flowers&quot and Paeonia lactiflora is referred to as the &quotprime minister of flowers&quot.

Pronunciation of 牡丹 (peony) in Japan is &quotbotan&quot. Before the Meiji period, meat taken from quadrupeds was seldom consumed in Japan due to Buddhism. As a result in circumstances exactly where such meat was handled, it was paraphrased employing the names of flowers. The term botan was used (and is still employed) to paraphrase wild boar meat. This comes from the flowery resemblance of the sliced meat when spread over a dish. One more instance is sakura (cherry blossoms) which stands for horsemeat.
In 1957, the Indiana General Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day. It replaced the zinnia, which had been the state flower given that 1931.

Mischievous nymphs were said to hide in the petals of the Peony therefore causing this magnificent flower to be provided the which means of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named soon after Pæon, a physician to the gods, who obtained the plant on Mount Olympus from the mother of Apollo. When planted the Peony likes to be left alone and punishes these who try to move it by not flowering once again for a number of years. As soon as established, nevertheless, it produces splendid blooms every single year for decades (Taken from The Language of Flowers, edited by Sheila Pickles, 1990).

Peonies are also extensively grown as ornamental plants for their quite huge, typically scented flowers.
Peonies tend to attract ants to the flower buds. This is due to the nectar that forms on the outside of the flower buds.

Peonies are a widespread topic in tattoos, typically utilized along with koi-fish.

Peonies Breaking in the North Garden

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Some cool Western Tattoos pictures:

Peonies Breaking in the North Garden
Western Tattoos

Image by bill barber
From my set entitled “Peonies”
www.flickr.com/images/21861018@N00/sets/72157607186459134/

In my collection entitled “The Garden”
www.flickr.com/pictures/21861018@N00/collections/7215760718…

From Wikipedia, the free of charge encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant loved ones Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants .5–1.5 metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and big, typically fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer season. In the past, the peonies were typically classified in the family members Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

The peony is named after Paeon or Paean, a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing. Asclepius became jealous of his pupil Zeus saved Paeon from the wrath of Asclepius by turning him into the peony flower

The peony is amongst the longest-used flowers in ornamental culture and is 1 of the smallest living creature national emblems in China. Along with the plum blossom, it is a standard floral symbol of China, exactly where it is called 牡丹 (mǔ dān). It is also recognized as 富贵花 (fuguihua) &quotflower of riches and honour&quot, and is utilised symbolically in Chinese art.[2] In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower. At present, the Republic of China on Taiwan designates the plum blossom as the national flower, although the People’s Republic of China has no legally designated national flower. In 1994, the peony was proposed as the national flower following a nationwide poll, but the National People’s Congress failed to ratify the choice. In 2003, yet another choice process has begun, but to date, no decision has been made.

The well-known ancient Chinese city Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for the peonies. All through Chinese history, peonies in Luoyang are usually stated to be the finest in the nation. Dozens of peony exhibitions and shows are nevertheless held there annually.
In Japan, Paeonia lactiflora utilized to be referred to as ebisugusuri (&quotforeign medicine&quot). In kampo (the Japanese adaptation of Chinese medicine), its root was utilized as a therapy for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant. In Japan Paeonia suffruticosa is known as the &quotThe King of flowers&quot and Paeonia lactiflora is named the &quotprime minister of flowers&quot.

Pronunciation of 牡丹 (peony) in Japan is &quotbotan&quot. Just before the Meiji period, meat taken from quadrupeds was seldom consumed in Japan due to Buddhism. Therefore in cases where such meat was handled, it was paraphrased using the names of flowers. The term botan was utilised (and is still utilised) to paraphrase wild boar meat. This comes from the flowery resemblance of the sliced meat when spread more than a dish. An additional example is sakura (cherry blossoms) which stands for horsemeat.
In 1957, the Indiana Basic Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day. It replaced the zinnia, which had been the state flower considering that 1931.

Mischievous nymphs have been said to hide in the petals of the Peony thus causing this magnificent flower to be given the meaning of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named right after Pæon, a doctor to the gods, who obtained the plant on Mount Olympus from the mother of Apollo. After planted the Peony likes to be left alone and punishes those who try to move it by not flowering once again for a number of years. After established, however, it produces splendid blooms each and every year for decades (Taken from The Language of Flowers, edited by Sheila Pickles, 1990).

Peonies are also extensively grown as ornamental plants for their really big, often scented flowers.
Peonies have a tendency to attract ants to the flower buds. This is due to the nectar that forms on the outside of the flower buds.

Peonies are a common topic in tattoos, usually used along with koi-fish.

Peony Bloom
Western Tattoos

Image by bill barber
From my set entitled “Peonies”
www.flickr.com/photographs/21861018@N00/sets/72157607186459134/

In my collection entitled “The Garden”
www.flickr.com/photographs/21861018@N00/collections/7215760718…

From Wikipedia, the totally free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant loved ones Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants .5–1.5 metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and large, typically fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer time. In the previous, the peonies were frequently classified in the family members Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

The peony is named right after Paeon or Paean, a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing. Asclepius became jealous of his pupil Zeus saved Paeon from the wrath of Asclepius by turning him into the peony flower

The peony is among the longest-utilised flowers in ornamental culture and is one particular of the smallest living creature national emblems in China. Along with the plum blossom, it is a conventional floral symbol of China, exactly where it is called 牡丹 (mǔ dān). It is also recognized as 富贵花 (fuguihua) &quotflower of riches and honour&quot, and is employed symbolically in Chinese art.[two] In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower. Currently, the Republic of China on Taiwan designates the plum blossom as the national flower, although the People’s Republic of China has no legally designated national flower. In 1994, the peony was proposed as the national flower right after a nationwide poll, but the National People’s Congress failed to ratify the selection. In 2003, another choice approach has begun, but to date, no selection has been made.

The renowned ancient Chinese city Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for the peonies. Throughout Chinese history, peonies in Luoyang are frequently said to be the finest in the country. Dozens of peony exhibitions and shows are still held there annually.
In Japan, Paeonia lactiflora employed to be known as ebisugusuri (&quotforeign medicine&quot). In kampo (the Japanese adaptation of Chinese medicine), its root was used as a treatment for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant. In Japan Paeonia suffruticosa is referred to as the &quotThe King of flowers&quot and Paeonia lactiflora is referred to as the &quotprime minister of flowers&quot.

Pronunciation of 牡丹 (peony) in Japan is &quotbotan&quot. Just before the Meiji period, meat taken from quadrupeds was seldom consumed in Japan due to Buddhism. Hence in cases where such meat was handled, it was paraphrased employing the names of flowers. The term botan was used (and is still employed) to paraphrase wild boar meat. This comes from the flowery resemblance of the sliced meat when spread more than a dish. Yet another example is sakura (cherry blossoms) which stands for horsemeat.
In 1957, the Indiana Common Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day. It replaced the zinnia, which had been the state flower considering that 1931.

Mischievous nymphs have been said to hide in the petals of the Peony thus causing this magnificent flower to be provided the meaning of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named right after Pæon, a doctor to the gods, who obtained the plant on Mount Olympus from the mother of Apollo. Once planted the Peony likes to be left alone and punishes these who try to move it by not flowering again for several years. When established, even so, it produces splendid blooms every year for decades (Taken from The Language of Flowers, edited by Sheila Pickles, 1990).

Peonies are also extensively grown as ornamental plants for their quite big, often scented flowers.
Peonies have a tendency to attract ants to the flower buds. This is due to the nectar that types on the outside of the flower buds.

Peonies are a common topic in tattoos, frequently utilized along with koi-fish.

The Barber Garden: Peonies and Split Rail Fence: North Garden

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Verify out these Western Tattoos images:

The Barber Garden: Peonies and Split Rail Fence: North Garden
Western Tattoos

Image by bill barber
From my set entitled “Peonies”
www.flickr.com/photographs/21861018@N00/sets/72157607186459134/

In my collection entitled “The Garden”
www.flickr.com/pictures/21861018@N00/collections/7215760718…

From Wikipedia, the totally free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant loved ones Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants .5–1.5 metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and massive, usually fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer season. In the previous, the peonies had been usually classified in the family Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

The peony is named after Paeon or Paean, a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing. Asclepius became jealous of his pupil Zeus saved Paeon from the wrath of Asclepius by turning him into the peony flower

The peony is amongst the longest-employed flowers in ornamental culture and is a single of the smallest living creature national emblems in China. Along with the plum blossom, it is a traditional floral symbol of China, exactly where it is called 牡丹 (mǔ dān). It is also recognized as 富贵花 (fuguihua) &quotflower of riches and honour&quot, and is utilised symbolically in Chinese art.[2] In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower. Presently, the Republic of China on Taiwan designates the plum blossom as the national flower, while the People’s Republic of China has no legally designated national flower. In 1994, the peony was proposed as the national flower following a nationwide poll, but the National People’s Congress failed to ratify the choice. In 2003, an additional selection approach has begun, but to date, no option has been made.

The renowned ancient Chinese city Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for the peonies. Throughout Chinese history, peonies in Luoyang are typically said to be the finest in the nation. Dozens of peony exhibitions and shows are nevertheless held there annually.
In Japan, Paeonia lactiflora employed to be called ebisugusuri (&quotforeign medicine&quot). In kampo (the Japanese adaptation of Chinese medicine), its root was utilized as a treatment for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant. In Japan Paeonia suffruticosa is named the &quotThe King of flowers&quot and Paeonia lactiflora is named the &quotprime minister of flowers&quot.

Pronunciation of 牡丹 (peony) in Japan is &quotbotan&quot. Just before the Meiji period, meat taken from quadrupeds was seldom consumed in Japan due to Buddhism. Therefore in situations exactly where such meat was handled, it was paraphrased using the names of flowers. The term botan was utilised (and is nevertheless employed) to paraphrase wild boar meat. This comes from the flowery resemblance of the sliced meat when spread more than a dish. Yet another example is sakura (cherry blossoms) which stands for horsemeat.
In 1957, the Indiana Common Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day. It replaced the zinnia, which had been the state flower given that 1931.

Mischievous nymphs have been said to hide in the petals of the Peony therefore causing this magnificent flower to be offered the meaning of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named following Pæon, a doctor to the gods, who obtained the plant on Mount Olympus from the mother of Apollo. Once planted the Peony likes to be left alone and punishes these who try to move it by not flowering again for a number of years. Once established, however, it produces splendid blooms every single year for decades (Taken from The Language of Flowers, edited by Sheila Pickles, 1990).

Peonies are also extensively grown as ornamental plants for their extremely huge, usually scented flowers.
Peonies have a tendency to attract ants to the flower buds. This is due to the nectar that types on the outdoors of the flower buds.

Peonies are a typical subject in tattoos, usually utilized along with koi-fish.

The Barber Garden: Peony
Western Tattoos

Image by bill barber
From my set entitled “Peonies”
www.flickr.com/images/21861018@N00/sets/72157607186459134/

In my collection entitled “The Garden”
www.flickr.com/photographs/21861018@N00/collections/7215760718…

From Wikipedia, the free of charge encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant family Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants .5–1.5 metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and large, usually fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer season. In the past, the peonies had been frequently classified in the household Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

The peony is named after Paeon or Paean, a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing. Asclepius became jealous of his pupil Zeus saved Paeon from the wrath of Asclepius by turning him into the peony flower

The peony is amongst the longest-utilised flowers in ornamental culture and is one particular of the smallest living creature national emblems in China. Along with the plum blossom, it is a traditional floral symbol of China, exactly where it is named 牡丹 (mǔ dān). It is also known as 富贵花 (fuguihua) &quotflower of riches and honour&quot, and is used symbolically in Chinese art.[2] In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower. Presently, the Republic of China on Taiwan designates the plum blossom as the national flower, even though the People’s Republic of China has no legally designated national flower. In 1994, the peony was proposed as the national flower right after a nationwide poll, but the National People’s Congress failed to ratify the selection. In 2003, one more choice procedure has begun, but to date, no selection has been created.

The renowned ancient Chinese city Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for the peonies. Throughout Chinese history, peonies in Luoyang are often mentioned to be the finest in the country. Dozens of peony exhibitions and shows are still held there annually.
In Japan, Paeonia lactiflora employed to be named ebisugusuri (&quotforeign medicine&quot). In kampo (the Japanese adaptation of Chinese medicine), its root was utilized as a treatment for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant. In Japan Paeonia suffruticosa is referred to as the &quotThe King of flowers&quot and Paeonia lactiflora is called the &quotprime minister of flowers&quot.

Pronunciation of 牡丹 (peony) in Japan is &quotbotan&quot. Prior to the Meiji period, meat taken from quadrupeds was seldom consumed in Japan due to Buddhism. Therefore in instances exactly where such meat was handled, it was paraphrased making use of the names of flowers. The term botan was used (and is still used) to paraphrase wild boar meat. This comes from the flowery resemblance of the sliced meat when spread more than a dish. One more example is sakura (cherry blossoms) which stands for horsemeat.
In 1957, the Indiana Common Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day. It replaced the zinnia, which had been the state flower since 1931.

Mischievous nymphs have been stated to hide in the petals of the Peony thus causing this magnificent flower to be offered the which means of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named after Pæon, a physician to the gods, who obtained the plant on Mount Olympus from the mother of Apollo. When planted the Peony likes to be left alone and punishes those who try to move it by not flowering again for many years. After established, however, it produces splendid blooms each and every year for decades (Taken from The Language of Flowers, edited by Sheila Pickles, 1990).

Peonies are also extensively grown as ornamental plants for their quite huge, usually scented flowers.
Peonies have a tendency to attract ants to the flower buds. This is due to the nectar that types on the outdoors of the flower buds.

Peonies are a typical subject in tattoos, often utilised along with koi-fish.

The Barbers’ Garden: Peony
Western Tattoos

Image by bill barber
From my set entitled “Peonies”
www.flickr.com/photos/21861018@N00/sets/72157607186459134/

In my collection entitled “The Garden”
www.flickr.com/images/21861018@N00/collections/7215760718…

From Wikipedia, the totally free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant family Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants .5–1.five metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and massive, frequently fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer season. In the past, the peonies were often classified in the loved ones Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

The peony is named following Paeon or Paean, a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing. Asclepius became jealous of his pupil Zeus saved Paeon from the wrath of Asclepius by turning him into the peony flower

The peony is amongst the longest-used flowers in ornamental culture and is one of the smallest living creature national emblems in China. Along with the plum blossom, it is a conventional floral symbol of China, exactly where it is known as 牡丹 (mǔ dān). It is also recognized as 富贵花 (fuguihua) &quotflower of riches and honour&quot, and is utilised symbolically in Chinese art.[2] In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower. Currently, the Republic of China on Taiwan designates the plum blossom as the national flower, although the People’s Republic of China has no legally designated national flower. In 1994, the peony was proposed as the national flower right after a nationwide poll, but the National People’s Congress failed to ratify the selection. In 2003, another choice method has begun, but to date, no choice has been made.

The renowned ancient Chinese city Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for the peonies. Throughout Chinese history, peonies in Luoyang are usually stated to be the finest in the country. Dozens of peony exhibitions and shows are nevertheless held there annually.
In Japan, Paeonia lactiflora utilized to be referred to as ebisugusuri (&quotforeign medicine&quot). In kampo (the Japanese adaptation of Chinese medicine), its root was employed as a treatment for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant. In Japan Paeonia suffruticosa is referred to as the &quotThe King of flowers&quot and Paeonia lactiflora is known as the &quotprime minister of flowers&quot.

Pronunciation of 牡丹 (peony) in Japan is &quotbotan&quot. Ahead of the Meiji period, meat taken from quadrupeds was seldom consumed in Japan due to Buddhism. Therefore in circumstances where such meat was handled, it was paraphrased using the names of flowers. The term botan was utilised (and is nevertheless utilised) to paraphrase wild boar meat. This comes from the flowery resemblance of the sliced meat when spread more than a dish. An additional instance is sakura (cherry blossoms) which stands for horsemeat.
In 1957, the Indiana General Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day. It replaced the zinnia, which had been the state flower given that 1931.

Mischievous nymphs were stated to hide in the petals of the Peony thus causing this magnificent flower to be given the which means of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named right after Pæon, a physician to the gods, who obtained the plant on Mount Olympus from the mother of Apollo. When planted the Peony likes to be left alone and punishes those who try to move it by not flowering again for many years. Once established, nevertheless, it produces splendid blooms each year for decades (Taken from The Language of Flowers, edited by Sheila Pickles, 1990).

Peonies are also extensively grown as ornamental plants for their really big, usually scented flowers.
Peonies tend to attract ants to the flower buds. This is due to the nectar that types on the outdoors of the flower buds.

Peonies are a common subject in tattoos, usually utilized along with koi-fish.

DDR B144 – Surtax for North Viet Nam

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Check out these Breast Cancer Tattoos photos:

DDR B144 – Surtax for North Viet Nam
Breast Cancer Tattoos

Image by pdxjmorris
This East German semi-postal (a stamp with a surcharge which is given to a trigger or charity – like the US breast cancer stamp) in help of the men and women of Nort Viet Nam. I am completely smitten with the image, so clean, minimal, and straightforward yet so potent (tattoo?) and I am blown away by the inscription, not translated in the Scott Catalog – efforts to translate &quotunbesiegbares&quot on-line come up with the term &quotinvincible.&quot And FYI – the spots on the image are on the stamp, not due to sloppy scanning by your host : ) (10/25/66)

2003
Breast Cancer Tattoos

Image by Heather F
Photo courtesy of Taffei’s web site.

Pat sits nonetheless for a henna tattoo on her neck at SimuCon 2003.

A story by H. Hill:

In 2002 at Simucon, in order to save a handful of bucks, I roomed with 3 other GMs. One particular of them was GM Mroce. This is her. She’s sitting nevertheless for a henna tattoo on her neck. The image is taken from Taffei’s internet site so thank you, Taffei.

We all got along like gangbusters. We giggled into the wee hours of the morning like we were at at an more than-the-hill slumber party. The one particular with whom I felt the deepest connection, although, was GM Mroce. We got along fantastic, had equivalent views on life, and usually meshed the very best. I found myself grinning a lot just getting around her.

We all finally drifted off to sleep late that 1st night, only to be awakened at six in the morning by a misplaced wakeup contact from the desk. Items had been somewhat much more subdued at that point, but we had been all nonetheless sleepily smiling. That day, we went off our separate approaches. And anything unexpected occurred. There was A Guy. Leave it to A Guy to get amongst pals. Two of us fancied him, Mroce and an additional roommate, but of course only 1 could have him. So that night, we had been minus a musketeer as a single of us went off to be with The Guy.

Mroce was feeling sort of down, late at evening. She was older than the other woman, and having a bit of a challenging time not too long ago, and I think she just felt a small depressed.

And that’s when I did anything so out of character and shameful that I swore her to secrecy on the matter.

I left a six am wakeup contact for The Guy. The Guy who was, of course, with our friend. A friend, I may possibly add, who was on my GM team. The group I led.

So much for my reputation as a nice lady.

The point is, it worked! Mroce’s spirits have been quickly lifted and we were whooping and hollering for the rest of the night. When we ultimately drifted off, she was smiling. And the next day at breakfast, when our friend, bleary-eyed, shook her head and talked about that she’d gotten an additional freakin’ six am wakeup contact, we each gave Oscar-worthy performances as folks who have been shocked – shocked! – to understand of such a issue.

The particular person who got the wakeup get in touch with reads this journal. I apologize to you for your lack of sleep that evening, but I honestly have to say that I’ve by no means been sorry for what I did. It produced Mroce so content that your lack of sleep and my embarrassment over possessing been so evil really feel like a small cost to pay.

The next year, we produced a point of sharing a area, just the two of us. The times I spent with her at Simucon were very easily the best times I had there. I ran into her a few times over the years right after she left employees. But the point is, although we extremely seldom saw each and every other, I by no means felt like we drifted apart. She often had a particular place in my heart and I have always regarded as her to be a excellent friend.

When I heard she had breast cancer, I immediately called. It was like we’d never ever been apart. I sent a present that referred to as back some thing from her 2002 Simucon check out, which she significantly appreciated. And I rejoiced when she sailed via chemo and came out the other side with flying colors.

She and a buddy and I met in Raleigh for a craft show meeting. Mroce hit a quilting shop on the way down and we had a great time shopping for handmade factors. Afterward, we all tossed M&ampMs into each and every others’ mouths, a time-honored tradition for my other pal and myself but new for Mroce. She did great.

Over the last couple of weeks, I’d been pondering about calling Mroce once again. It’d been a although considering that I’d talked to her, and I missed her. Unfortunately, I was typically on the road when it would happen to me, and it would get pushed to the side once more as soon as I got home.

These days I got the news that her cancer is back. She’s robust and she’s a fighter, but this time they say she’s down and it doesn’t appear like she’s receiving back up again. I am waiting for it to get late sufficient in the morning to contact the hospital. I told my husband the news this morning, and, God enjoy him, he quickly said he’d get time off so I could go up to check out. Mroce is loved by numerous, a lot of people, so I want to be confident initial that she’s not overwhelmed with guests already.

Mroce is a gorgeous, wise, generous, sort, funny, vivacious person. I normally joke around and say everybody must be much more like me and then all our difficulties would be solved, but the truth is, every person need to be more like her. Gracious, spiritual, thoughtful, and centered, but also fun-loving and mischievous.

Pat, I really like you like crazy and I am so glad you are in my life. No doubt hearing this would provoke an eye-roll and a laugh, but when I develop up, I want to be just like you. Thank you for getting my buddy.

* * * * *

The roommate who went off to be with The Guy says: Pat is way much better than any guy and we are all fortunate to know her.

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