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Have you ever heard of the Zero Waste movement?

I’ve always been an environmentalist. I recycle everything I can (even when it means carrying something around until I find a recycling bin), I turn off lights in unused rooms, and I try to limit my water consumption. 1,683 more words


Hope is the thing with feathers

I’ve come to the conclusion — and some of you will tell me this is just wishful thinking — that we are in a new 60s. 243 more words


"Fuzzy-Wuzzy was a..."?

In this case, Fuzzy Wuzzy was a magnolia bud! Spring must be coming soon! But now that I take the time to recall the complete nursery rhyme, I guess it isn’t appropriate… “Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear! 21 more words


Having a ball!

Sycamores are full of balls, waiting for a curious bird to break them apart and a warm wind to carry their seeds to new homes. So many balls! 13 more words


Winter green

Lichen may be my favorite winter green. It is an important nest material to humming birds. They cover the outside of their tiny nests with it. Exquisite camouflage!


Mother bird's nightmare

As I stared at the sweet gum ball, trying to figure out how to draw it, I could suddenly hear dozens of screaming baby birds! All those mouths would be a mother bird’s nightmare!


Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt

Con grande soddisfazione ho letto di recente Amore e odio di Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt, un saggo etologia del 1970.

Ho avuto un flashback, perché molte notizioni le ricordavo dai tempi delle elementari, ricordavo addirittura alcune illustrazioni. 207 more words