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December 28, 2007

Video: "My tattoos"

A video by Jacqueline Kalogridis attributed to her deceased mother and Carey. She tells about her reasons behind her need to get two Ginkgo tattoos. Watch her video on YouTube.

December 26, 2007

Updates of my homepage The Ginkgo Pages

* Added topic: Ginkgo winner in ice storm.
* New photo photospecial page: Dancing in the Ginkgo leaves.
* Added photo of bonsai with chichi by Mark Fields (bonsai gallery).

December 22, 2007

Ginkgo winner in ice storm

Cracked and shattered trees litter the Oklahoma City landscape now, the remains of an ice storm local forestry officials said was the worst to hit the metro in years. Many trees in gardens fared poorly. The Myriad Botanical Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City "is just devastated,” said a city spokeswoman. Tall oaks and other trees had snapped in half, most of the 500 or so trees suffered damage. Fifteen or 20 trees were flattened by the ice. Worst hit were elm, pine, oak and ornamental pear trees.
"It looks like the Ginkgo (tree) is the winner,” the garden manager said. "They have no damage at all.”
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December 15, 2007

Merry Christmas and a happy 2008

I wish all readers of my homepage and forum-blog
***** Merry Christmas and a Happy 2008 *****
Greetings - Cor Kwant

December 13, 2007

Unicef card with Ginkgo leaves

This wonderful “woodblock print” was created in the style of Japanese artist, painter and printmaker Katsushika Hokusai. It is a Unicef-USA gift card to save a child's life.
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December 09, 2007

Updates of my homepage The Ginkgo Pages

* Added photos of Ginkgo trees sent to me by readers in the UK, Germany , Canada , Italy and USA. Thank you !

December 03, 2007

Photo: Ginkgo in Japan

This beautiful photo is part of a serie made by Eddy Chang. Click here to see enlargements of this photo and more photos of Ginkgo leaves by Eddy.