Mimi Gardenerd

A Moment in Nature Phaon Crescent

Even the flags seemed frozento their poles, and the menstamping their well-shod feetresembled an army of overcoats. But we were young and fueledby hope, our ardor burned awaythe cold. We were the president’s,and briefly the president would be… Read More

A Moment in Nature Tropical Checkered-Skipper

If you’re feeling helpless, help someone

A Moment in Nature Red Admiral

“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.” – J. K. Rowling

A Moment in Nature Green Heron

Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Emotional suppression is unhealthy for the mind, body and soul.

A Moment in Nature Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. -Buddha

A Moment in Nature Lesser Black-backed Gull

“May your joys be as bright as the morning, and your sorrows merely be shadows that fade in the sunlight of love. May you have enough happiness to keep you sweet, enough trials to keep you strong, enough… Read More

A Moment in Nature Great White Egret

I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds, or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could. John James Audubon

A Moment in Nature Red-shouldered Hawk

Predator constantly listening and understanding prey to ensure next meal One last prune and then fly across the field high in an oak tree to hunt prey