Category Archives: Nature

Some Scientific Snippets

I’ve loved science as long as I can remember. When other little girls my age were collecting Barbie dolls, I was helping my brother find and label bugs for his bug collection.  My first science fair project in 4th grade … Continue reading

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Being a more compassionate gardener

Like many people, I love to garden. I enjoy the feeling of soil beneath my fingers, the satisfaction of caring for plants and watching them grow and bloom. I also tend to believe that all life is sacred. From the … Continue reading

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~ Tree Cathedral Acrostic ~

Deep within an overgrown, ancient wood In solitude, lies the earthy peace I seek. Voices of the sacred Mother’s brood In whispers of wind and burbles of creek. Nature always calls her dear children home, Ever connected, though they may … Continue reading

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Putting the “Action” in “Activism”

It’s Wilderness Awareness Week at The Bardo and scillagrace is heading up lots of amazing posts about the planet to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act being signed into law in the U. S. Image borrowed from … Continue reading

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~ The Second Season ~

The sky stayed a faded, pale gray-blue; stone washed denim, dried out by the heat of a late summer sun, whose sick, jaundiced hue flattened thin clouds and melted the street. That platinum, mad, metallic, bright disc that laughed through … Continue reading

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Tropical Thoughts…

It’s summertime here in the South, and the weather puts one in mind of the tropics; the steamy humidity, warm summer sun combine to promise that you’ll need another shower as soon as you dare to step foot outside. Many … Continue reading

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The Man Who Planted Trees

If you haven’t read or heard the tale, “The Man Who Planted Trees” by French author Jean Giono, it is a wonderful story about how one person can have a tremendous impact on the world! It’s also a story of … Continue reading

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