Tag Archives: nature

Biophilia

Biophilia, first termed in 1984 by E.O. Wilson, is defined as the innate human need to connect with nature. As most gardeners know, there are more benefits to gardening than just fresh produce and flowers. It is the sense of … Continue reading

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Autumn Jewels

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Wordless Wednesday

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River Wading

When the days get hot, I like to take a cooling wade along the shady banks of the river behind our house. Some would call this a creek or stream, and with the lack of rain this summer, it’s lower … Continue reading

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Change

One thing we can always count on is change. Nature has taught me that nothing stands still. The way of living things is birth, growth, death and repurposing. Life is nothing more than a river of molecules passing through form. … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Lazy Summer Afternoon

Fluffy, cottony clouds float in a Wedgewood blue sky. In the treetops above me, goldfinches twitter; cedar waxwings dart and swoop after insects, calling “zee-zee” to one other. I sit in one of the Andirondack chairs above the river, taking in … Continue reading

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WPC – Inspiration

This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge: “What is your inspiration? What moves you? What is it that never fails to motivate you, to get you going, or make you happy? This week, we want you to show us what inspiration means to … Continue reading

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River Ice

Last Sunday’s rain storm raised the water level on the river by about six feet, breaking up the frozen ice into large chunks that were four to twelve inches thick. Flowing downstream in the flood, some of these icebergs stuck in an eddy … Continue reading

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Cell Division

These bubbles trapped in ice looked to me like cells dividing. The one on the left even has a nucleus. Note the ‘bullet hole’ bubble in the upper left corner. I’m never bored when walking out in nature as there … Continue reading

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