Category Archives: Nature

Trump has declared war on Mother Nature. Who will step up? Thanks Vonita!

It was all of eleven years ago when I sat in a Johannesburg office wanting to see the last screening of Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth. I had project commitments that needed to be completed, and so I decided not to … Continue reading

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Lumières d’étoiles, maison du futur?

“Without followers, evil cannot spread.” – SPOCK, Star Trek ‘And The Children Shall Lead’ “Beam me up Scotty. There’s no intelligent life here.” – SPOCK * Lumières d‘étoiles, maison du futur? In another world kepler-452b? Or perhaps one of the … Continue reading

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Thigh-high

  “It’s not just a question of conquering a summit previously unknown, but of tracing, step by step, a new pathway to it.” – Gustav Mahler “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a … Continue reading

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Where the shadow falls the deepest…

“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, I was really going in.  –  John Muir  (1838 – 1914) “The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I … Continue reading

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Le Grande Papillon / The Grand Butterfly

“We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.”   – Carl Sagan   “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”   – … Continue reading

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… from Mother Earth

While this was recently posted, I have chosen to re-post it due to a number of people telling me that they did not receive the post. Additionally, it appears that it did not show up in Reader.  For those who … Continue reading

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… from Mother Earth

“Sooner or later, we will have to recognize that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans.”   – Evo … Continue reading

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It’s in the air

“In small towns people scent the wind with noses of uncommon keenness.”  –  Stephen King   “The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable, laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!”   –  Francois Rabelais It’s … Continue reading

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Villesèque-des-Corbières

“I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.”  –   Julius Caesar “Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream … Continue reading

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Le berre de rivière (The river Berre)

“Look deep into nature, and you will understand everything better.”   –  Albert Einestein “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.”   –  William Shakespeare “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”   – … Continue reading

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