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It's Fiji Time!

What time is it? It’s Fiji time!  That’s the most serious answer I could get when visiting the enchanting archipelago!  After a few days, you really no longer care what time it is ;). 644 more words

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The ache of beauty

Dashing by
your wounds
caught my eye.
I stopped,
struck
by the scars
scored deeply
into your surface

The beauty of your ravaged countenance
the fragility of life… 19 more words

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Our humanity is the natural world

To listen is therefore to touch a stethoscope to the skin of a landscape, to hear what stirs below.  George Haskell

Maria Popova’s recent newsletter, Nature and the Serious Business of Joy, resonated strongly with me and I was struck by how shared sentiments can connect us across centuries, borders, gender, time and place. 626 more words

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Who's picking the tulips?

Another road warrior! This magical flower was felled from the top of a very tall tulip tree by a hungry caterpillar.

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The 15th Minimize Minute

Here’s a new task to help simplify our lives and minimizing our households.

Challenge # 15: Tree Time

When it all gets to be too much, go spend time with a tree. 336 more words

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Leaf me alone!

Leaf me alone! Just try walking in the woods this time of year! Leaves are overwhelming.  The world is so green! Oak and tulip in photo.

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Life with an Entomologist

My fiancé has a very interesting job, one that not many people have; he’s an entomologist!

Some of you might be wondering: What’s life like with an entomologist? 539 more words

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