Communing With Nature
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A DAY IN COLOR AND QUOTES
THE BEAUTY OF BEES AND BUGS
I woke to a spring-like day this morning and made time to visit my favorite pond in the city where my injured goose calls home. If she's out on the ice she'll come ashore to greet me. I visit her often. Today she sat down near me and enjoyed the warmth. Usually her mate is nearby but the last couple of times he hasn't been around. I'm a little concerned....
INSIDE THE CARD READS:
"Life's been a little rough on me ..."
The most meditative thing I do for myself is to commune with nature. Being around birds and animals restores a certain amount of balance that tends to get lost during trying times.
While I try figuring out what direction to take this website, I still find stories to post. Check out the youtube video on my new page called MILK. It came from Shirley's Wellness Cafe. What an interesting website! Let me know what you think. I've been only buying organic milk since I became aware of the bovine growth hormone and how certain dairy operations compromise the health of milk and cows. Entire websites are devoted to this issue. If you're new to BGH, I strongly suggest reading up on this ....
I've never photographed prairie dogs until yesterday. It was my first experience around these adorable little creatures. They resemble miniature polar bears. This little guy let me get within about three feet of him. I learned quickly how they move when they are feeling threatened. Several of them would "bark" until I moved on. It was like being in the middle of a nature show. I can't wait to go back!
The birds are really starting to come out with the recent warm weather. I love the idea of spring in the air....
Before I close, I want to thank Stephanie Michele for leaving such a nice comment today on yesterday's blog called Information Overload. She has an amazing and soulful website called www.socialbling.org .
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I visited the Tiger Temple in Thailand & later found out it is under investigation for tiger trafficking and animal abuse. Read full story. In 2015 it was raided. More than 100 tigers and protected bird species in Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua, popularly known as the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi province were impounded by authorities following complaints that the temple was alleged to engage in illegal wildlife trading.
"The moment one gives close attention to anything,
even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious,
awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself."
~ Henry Miller
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What greater atrocity is there on this planet than to sell a human life and brutally force him or her into a life in the sex trade or endless labor?
And how dare we abuse, kill and traffic animals in the name of profit... in the name of anything for any reason!