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The poetry of the earth is never dead. …. John Keats

All the Wild Wonders

All the Wild Wonders
edited by Wendy Cooling, illustrated by Piet Grobler
Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
In her introduction to this diverse compilation, now in paperback, Wendy Cooling expresses the hope that ‘just one of the poems lingers in your mind long after the book has been put down’: I suspect more than just one of the thirty-five therein will do so. 256 more words

Frances Lincoln Children's Books

Mountaintop Removal’s Health Impacts Examined

National Academy of Sciences to hold forum in Logan to examine impact of MTR on human health

Courtesy Submission

LOGAN, W.Va. – Three citizens’ groups that for decades have called for an end to mountaintop removal coal mining are urging their members and concerned citizens to speak up on the human health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining during a May 23 town hall meeting hosted by a study committee of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). 876 more words

Appalachian Chronicle

I’m pretty sure I have the best job in the world

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video
  • Being in a Bald Eagle nest is surreal
  • Take your time
  • I’m a Forest Canopy Ecologist
  • A Wild Life Biologist…
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Aprender Inglés


The greatest art ever produced doesn’t hang on museum or gallery walls, it won’t be found in books, photographs, private collections, or on the internet, it exists all around us in the daily exhibition created by nature. 8 more words

Got My Walking Shoes On

Who else saw the sunrise yesterday morning? It was lovely.

I went for a walk yesterday, to a spot not far from home. I had some lettuce that had gone a bit yucky in the fridge and I figured that I’d take it to the spot where the ducks, geese and moorhens were and let them have it, while I ate breakfast there. 192 more words

Daily Life


Yup, another blog – a few days off before I begin the next job and been kind of on a blog binge, but there’s reason to my madness. 296 more words