Nature Teacher: Adapting

several trees adapting to grow over rooftops

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it. -- Chinese Proverb One of the first trees I planted 30 years ago was an Ornamental Pear. Inexperienced at the time, I planted it at woodland's edge thinking the forest would showcase its white blossoms. That pear tree …

Love’s Fortitude

Would you agree there is no love like a mother's love (unless perhaps it's from a pet)? How about the 67% of respondents who think hate is stronger than love --- or would you concur with Jesus, Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Jr., the Dalai Lama, and Mother Teresa? In honor of Mother's Day, this post …