This Green and Pleasant Land

An invitation to join us going up river.

Where else can you see so many greens?
One tree boasted three such hues,
Positional access for Sun, Water and Shade. 145 more words

I've Got Creepy Covered!

I suddenly remembered a subject that even I could consider creepy. It took me a while to find the photos, but I think it was well worth it! 57 more words


The Seven Sisters

India’s North East, called the land of the seven sisters, is a region which can be best described as virgin, wild and untouched from the modernizations taking else where in the world. 96 more words


'Beneath my Feet' - Just Don't Step on It - Day One

This is my first response to this week’s Photo Challenge ‘Beneath Your Feet’.
As I headed out, trusted camera in hand, I stared the ground. It’s parched just one day after some heavy rain. 109 more words


Perfection doesn't exist in garden but beauty does

Re: Gardener bugged by Japanese beetles, by Mary Caton, July 24.

I read this article with interest.

I have experienced Japanese beetles in my gardens in years past. 243 more words


Ecomuseum opens new forest habitat; just one of several innovations planned

The Canada lynx and a family of fishers moved house last week at the Ecomuseum in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. Soon, the bald eagles will get their turn. 378 more words

West Island Gazette

An American President Visits Kenya

Barrack Obama returned to Kenya as President of America, and stood with Kenyan President Kenyatta today addressing the  future of this challenged east African nation. Much has changed and much remains muddled since we visited in 2004 and 2006, traveling the country extensively, from Nairobi to Lake Victoria and from Mount Kenya to Mount Kilimanjaro, meeting with ordinary Kenyans and leaders in business and conservation, and writing an impressionistic essay on the experience (below) that I presented before the Chicago Literary Club in 2007. 6,105 more words