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El Portal: An Encounter with Nature, the Sacred and our Past

Also known as the Birdland sanctuary; El Portal (from the Spanish “The Gate”; named this way because of the two main wooden gates that were placed at the entrance of the village) is one of the very first archeological sites registered in Miami Dade County. 325 more words

History

Royal Turkey

Creation Number 1: “Royal Turkey”

About the name: In Spanish, a peacock is called “Pavo Real”, which means Royal Turkey.

Art

My current wardrobe go to: The Denim Dungaree Dress

I bought this from Matalan back in November, I wore this once or twice over the winter and then it made its way to the back of my wardrobe. 240 more words

Fashion

Peacocks Being Hunted, Killed In Coconut Grove: 'It's Terrible Because They're Part Of Us'

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – You can hear and see them everywhere in Coconut Grove – hundreds of brilliantly colored peacocks who roam freely. 233 more words

News

Plato, Aristotle, Socrates? Morons!

I can never resist the opportunity for a Princess Bride reference, even if it is a stretch.

I have been curious about all the plants on our property, and learning a lot.   367 more words

Newark Park

On Wednesday Mark and I went to explore deepest darkest Gloucestershire. We had heard great things about the National Trust’s Newark Park – and we weren’t disappointed! 226 more words

Places To Visit

We Seem To Have An Angry Birds Situation On Our Hands

I don’t want to alarm anyone, but it looks like the bird delegation has begun it’s first wave of attacks on humans. Is this because the United States pulled out of the Paris Agreement? 427 more words

Animals