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A Moment in Nature Great Horned Owl

“The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages”. —Virginia Woolf

A Moment in Nature Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

“They say that we can reconcile this, put it in the past. They say that we can reconcile this, leave it behind us. It’s in our blood, in these fading memories. It’s in our blood, it’s in our… Read More

A Moment in Nature Yellow crowned Night Heron

“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… Read More

A Moment in Nature Longmeadow Riverfront Conservation

“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… Read More

A Moment in Nature Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge

“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 Killdeer

“I threw myself into the delighted atmosphere of the moment with great joy.” The Mermaid and The Bear by Ailish Sinclair

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 Osprey

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

A Moment in Nature Great Egret

Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself. Saint Francis de Sales