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 …

Hearts and Souls

Verses from teabags

One thing I love about blogging is connecting with others throughout the world. Sharing from my heart and experience, and reading what others share from their hearts and experience offers a kaleidoscope of understanding that can unite hearts and minds. The same holds true when viewing photos captivated by other eyes. Wondrous moments and prismatic encounters often …

Healing His story

Auschwitz

And this is why complete history must be taught, why books never burned, information not censored, cruelties not repeated... I found the artist's commentary as heart wrenching as the artwork, and a necessity for healing the self, and preserving humankind...then, now, always. His work is on one of my favorite blogs. See how it affects …