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  • proper noun A topographic surname for someone who lived by alder trees.


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  • Jim Dietz wrote this poem during an advanced course, as we communed with wild animals and plants next to a stream in a forested valley I call the Alder Cathedral:

    When Animals Speak

  • Alder is preferred, but mesquite, hickory and fruit woods may also be acceptable.

    Wood chips for smoking

  • We also learned from these parties that there was a great excitement at this time over mines that had been struck some eighty miles east of Bannock, on what was known as Alder Gulch, or Stinking Water, but they were not able to advise us as to whether or not we could get there with wagons.

    Thirty-One Years on the Plains and in the Mountains, Or, the Last Voice from the Plains

  • Joel Williamsen grew up in a nearly vanished community called Alder Grove, northeast of Fremont. - News Articles

  • This apparently took place at 18th and Alder, which is basically right across the street from where PGE Park stands today.

    Jack Bog's Blog

  • VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- 12/24/09 -- Alder Resources Ltd. ( "Alder") (TSX VENTURE: ALR) has filed on SEDAR an Amended and Restated annual Management Discussion and Analysis for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2008.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Arguing, a Family Tradition llustrations by Kelly Alder Arguing, a Family Tradition Every year over decades of Christmas feasts, Al and Sandra Kouba engaged in what came to be called The Gravy Fight, says their daughter, Pamela Norr of Bend, Ore.

    Happy (Awkward) Holidays

  • Heirloom Wars: Battle of the Dustpan llustrations by Kelly Alder Heirloom Wars: Battle of the Dustpan Ashley Harris of San Antonio, Texas, says that after one of her grandmothers died, her relatives for the next three years bickered at every holiday gathering over who would inherit an antique silver chafing dish.

    Happy (Awkward) Holidays

  • Kelly Alder Researchers in Switzerland recruited 132 patients with a history of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, or hay fever, and assigned them at random to one of four groups: placebo, low-dose, medium-dose or high-dose patches.

    Slapping On a Skin Patch to Combat Hay Fever

  • Alder, birch, elm, maple and pine were also observed.

    Tree pollen starting to spike


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