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  • n. Plural form of flowering.

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  • Severity and sudden explosive flowerings and the need to be genuinely who you are, or life will swallow you whole.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » The Power of Setting

  • Those intrigued by Norwegian Wood's recent recreation of 1960s Japanese radicalism can check out the real thing with this crop of strange, fascinating and little seen works, subtitled Films From The Art Theatre Guild Of Japan, which represent the flowerings of Japan's new wave and the birth of its indie cinema movement.

    This week's new film events

  • Ozick's stories ingeniously put scholarship in the service of human flowerings. '

    Dictation by Cynthia Ozick: Book summary

  • I listened to weekly play-by-plays of the life of tween-age niece, a bassist and ballerina, who is growing into a lovely, thoughtful young woman, and I realized how lucky I have been to bear witness to, cheerlead, and usher along all of these beautiful flowerings as best as I can.

    Danielle Jackson: Giving Thanks During Our Time Of Miracles

  • Vines and creepers put forth flowers of their own, and in places aerial roots bloomed with their own flowerings.

    Shopgirls

  • Following the mass bamboo flowerings and subsequent die-backs in the 1970s and 1980s, surveys by Conservation International in 1974-77 and 1986-88 systematically swept every local valley for pandas.

    The Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, China

  • Some extensive mass flowerings of the California poppy (Eschscholtzia californica), lupines (Lupinus spp.), and Purple Owl Clover (Orthocarpus purpurascens) still occasionally occur in several areas, and are now best known from Antelope Valley in the Tehachapi foothills.

    California Central Valley grasslands

  • Global warming is creating changes in the migratory patterns of animals, altering the timing of plant flowerings, causing changes in the flow of the Gulfstream, and creating changes in the ocean and the atmosphere which increase the occurrence of natural disasters such as hurricanes and tornadoes.

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  • Here's a look at some of this season's flowerings:

    Think Wide, Think Ambitious

  • On the other hand, if you simultaneously concern yourself with the root of the tree—body, career, and relationship—the flowerings usually seem to include those behaviors and attitudes which most spiritual disciplines describe as spiritual: honesty, compassion, discipline, etc.

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