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The moment when you first wake up in the morning

is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours.

No matter how weary or dreary you may feel, … 36 more words


Give Thanks

Give thanks for what you are now,

and keep fighting for what

you want to be tomorrow.

~Fernanda Miramontes-Landeros


Sleep in Peace When the Day is Done

Dragonflies and butterflies… ¬†you know what I mean.

And I’m feeling good.


Battle Scars

In Flanders fields the poppies grow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place, and in the sky,
The larks, still bravely singing, fly, 8 more words


Slaty Skimmer dragonflies (mating pair)

The preceding photograph shows a mating pair of Slaty Skimmer dragonflies (Libellula incesta) spotted on 15 August 2014 during a photowalk along the boardwalk in the… 92 more words

Natural Science

Naturelog: Wednesday 20th August (2)

When I returned from Bookham Common on Wednesday, I decided to do the weekly survey of my local patch. It is still quite a depressing scene around the Tarn as although the water pump at the Western end is managing to break up the bloom and aerate the water. 194 more words

Natural History

Roseate Skimmer Detail

I found this Roseate Skimmer in the dried grass at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge by the water. There were large amounts of Dragonflies all around Blackwater, with many types present buzzing by. 68 more words