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Wildlife Lesson-As Spring Unfolds

Wildlife Lesson-As Spring Unfolds

“One should pay attention to even the smallest crawling creature for these too may have a valuable lesson to teach us.” ~Black Elk       As spring warms up, the birds come flocking to our garden.  Many have visited before, and return to find feeders, nesting areas or boxes, and a habitat in which to […]

Wildlife Lessons: A Survivor’s...

Wildlife Lessons:  A Survivor’s Tale

“All living things contain a measure of madness that moves them in strange, sometimes inexplicable ways. This madness can be saving; it is part and parcel of the ability to adapt. Without it, no species would survive.” ~Yann Martel, Life of Pi       I had a different story for you today.  One that […]

Wildlife Lesson-Welcoming Mice in the...

Wildlife Lesson-Welcoming Mice in the Garden

“The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.”  ~A. P. J. Abdul Kalam     You can tell by looking at this picture, these are not the mice you were probably thinking of when you read the title of this post.  Those mice are free to roam the garden and wild areas. […]

Wildlife Lessons: Welcoming Autumn V...

Wildlife Lessons:  Welcoming Autumn Visitors

“These are brand-new birds of    twelve-months’ growing,   Which a year ago, or less than twain,    No finches were, nor nightingales,   Nor thrushes,      But only particles of grain,    And earth and air, and rain.”   ~Thomas Hardy     In spring, I wait patiently for life to stir in my garden.  For the first native […]

Wildlife Lessons: Turtle Surprise

Wildlife Lessons:  Turtle Surprise

  “Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.”  ~James Bryant Conant     On a warm, late summer day, as the pond was fading to fall, I spied some movement that did not look like a frog….I thought what I saw in a flash just couldn’t be.  But then […]

Wildlife Lesson-Orange Pride

Wildlife Lesson-Orange Pride

“Birds are flying over the garden. What are you doing inside the house? Join them! If you can’t join them, at least open the window and greet them!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan      On March 20th spring crawled in even though we had cold air and snow covering the garden.  But it was the signs that […]

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“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” ~ Aristotle

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