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A Moment in Nature Flora & Fauna

“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

A Moment in Nature Red-winged Blackbird

“The Everglades were always a topic, but now they promised to become more than that. They promised to become a reason for things, a central force in my existence at the beginning of my 80th year. Perhaps it… Read More

A Moment in Nature Cassius Blue

“All myths and legends are nothing more than stories. Tales told by shamans, priests, mothers, and fathers since the beginning of time to try to explain universal truths. We take what we need from the stories, to give… Read More

A Moment in Nature Everglades

“The source can be only the beginning in time and space, and the end is the future and the unknown. What we can know lies somewhere between.” The Everglades: River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Robert… Read More

A Moment in Nature Green Heron

Sit in the forest long enough and you begin to see through animal eyes. As the fog of mindlessness starts to clear, thoughts flow away like water, cascading down the mountainsides into the valleys, seeping into the soil,… Read More

A Moment in Nature Butterflies

May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sun. And find your shoulder to light on, To bring you luck, happiness and riches. Today, tomorrow and beyond. -Irish Blessing

A Moment in Nature Peeps

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth. – Susan L. Taylor

A Moment in Nature Marsh Rabbit

I believe in God. I just spell it Nature.

A Moment in Nature Biome

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. Saint Francis de Sales

A Moment in Nature White-tipped Black

Grief is the price we pay for love. Queen Elizabeth II

A Moment in Nature Osprey

One fish, Two fish, Red fish, Blue fish –Dr. Seuss, Seussville

A Moment in Nature Red-winged Blackbird

We are all in this together, by ourselves. Lily Tomlin