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Synonyms for tumbleweed

any plant that breaks away from its roots in autumn and is driven by the wind as a light rolling mass

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bushy annual weed of central North America having greenish flowers and winged seeds

bushy plant of western United States

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"There's a huge amount of curiosity," agreed Weissmann at Tumbleweed. "People are fascinated by tiny houses, from hippies and hipsters to women who are 45 to 60 years old and experiencing a major change in their lives, as well as Millennial 25 to 35 years old."
An immediate need at Tumbleweed is funding for a Drop-in center- cost per year is $477,888 to be open 7 nights and 5 days per week so these teenagers have a safe place to stay at night.
Tumbleweed started as a designer and maker of jewelry aimed at middle market consumers.
The towering bushes are engulfing homes amid claims nobody's ever seen so much tumbleweed in one place.
While tumbleweed crafts aren't a wild and free option in all parts of the country, other regions have their own dried weeds and branches that can be used in similar ways.
"There is no definitive source for Millennials to receive 'their news,'" said Shaun Neff, co-founder of Tumbleweed. "We wanted to find a way to crack the Millennial news code that would not only get the younger generation interested and talking about news, current events, lifestyle and entertainment stories but also allow them to share with their friends in a personalized way to spark conversation."
The invasion of the tumbleweed, an iconic symbol of both the West's rugged terrain and the rugged cowboys who helped settle it, has conjured images of the Dust Bowl of 80 years ago, when severe drought unleashed them onto the landscape.
"I saw huge tumbleweed out of the corner of my eye in the median," Adkins said.
Last week I asked you to vote on Twitter whether I should grow old gracefully and wave goodbye to my golden tumbleweed - or whether I should save the barnet.
The Tumbleweed Centre for Youth Development (Tumbleweed) has received a grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation, a philanthropic unit of Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC).
Generally, when you think of tumbleweed, a deserted, parched landscape comes to mind.
while I graze nearby, unsaddled in the fuzzy tumbleweed.
Washington, May 24 ( ANI ): Researchers at the North Carolina State University have developed a computer model of "tumbleweed" Mars rover that would be capable of moving across rocky Martian terrain.
blooms of styrofoam in the tumbleweed. As long as we were not speaking,
A bit like when The Eagles played in Cardiff a few years back, the night of this rare McGuinn gig will see the streets of Aberdare totally deserted save for the occasional bit of tumbleweed and odd mangy stray dog.