“Then the sugar people had to irrigate to plant their cane. They back pumped their irrigation water into the lake, along with all the pesticides, fertilizer, dead cats and old boots that the water had absorbed. As the waters around the lake receded, the rich peat used in raising the sugar cane was depleted from…
“Once upon a time, there was a family of Celtic women with healing hands and giving hearts, who knew the value of the earth and used its abundance to heal, to soothe, to comfort” Midnight at the Blackbird Café: A Novel Heather Webber
“Love can’t cure a broken heart, but it can hold the two sides together while they heal ” –The Book Charmer a Novel by Karen Hawkins
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth. – Susan L. Taylor
Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself. Saint Francis de Sales
Week #5 observing and recording a video of a wild pair of Pileated Woodpecker who choose to nest in a pole on Flamingo Gardens Wildlife Sanctuary property. The European Starling nest is not vacant as two of the fledges are learning to forage for food for themselves from a lower cavity their parents have left….
Should I take the Talon Crunch as a sign of aggression? Listing StatusFederal Status: Not ListedFL Status: State-designated ThreatenedFNAI Ranks: G4T3/S3 (Globally: Apparently Secure, Sub sp. Rare/ State: Rare)IUCN Status: LC (Least Concern) Burrowing owls are different than other owls as they are active during the day time (diurnal) rather than at night (nocturnal) during…
Climate change, demographics, water, food, energy, global health, women’s empowerment – these issues are all intertwined. We cannot look at one strand in isolation. Instead, we must examine how these strands are woven together. Ban Ki-moon
“Hope” is the thing with feathers – (314) BY EMILY DICKINSON “Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all – And sweetest – in the Gale – is heard – And sore must be the storm…
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom? Thich Nhat Hanh
Week #3 The Juvenile Starling fledged and the bees appear to have made a nest in one of the cavities this Pileated Woodpecker will eat the bees.
Tap to your own rhythm, peck away at obstacles, carve out a place for yourself, make your voice heard, it is ok to be flashy, be colorful, use your head.