"An infallible test of civilization is that a man claiming to be civilized should be an intelligent toiler, that he should understand the dignity of labor, and that his work should be such as to advance the interests of the community to which he belongs." ~~ Mahatma Gandhi (or Mohandas K. Gandhi)
When you watch bald eagles being raised in near blizzard conditions, you might get the impression that they are pretty impervious to the cold. But, as one bald eagle found out the hard way, given the right circumstances mother nature… Continue Reading →
Leonardo Da Vinci was a keen observer and student of nature. His notes on The Nature of Water, from The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci , Translation by Edward MacCurdy (1955) are perceptive and eloquent: “Water is that which serves the vital… Continue Reading →
Tis the season — to share love and laughter among friends, family and furcritters…
If something is beautiful or cute we tend to think of it as friendly, happy or, at the very least, benign. But few things look and act that simply.