Q is for Quiet

  Today is all about Quiet. I don’t know about you, but I long for quiet. And yet, still, I fill my spaces with words. Whether these be words flowing loudly through my own head or words that I fill my ears with, listening to books and music to occupy my…

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O is for Octopus

Today is all about the Octopus. If it has not become apparent already, it is my belief that the emotional and psychological aspects of plants and animals are merely misunderstood by humans. Scientists are feared of being mocked for anthropomorphizing their subjects, but it is more about a fear of pushing the envelope…

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N is for Native

Today is all about the Native. There are two things that come to mind when I think of the word “native”: one is native plants and another is Native Americans. We’ll discuss both briefly today since there is plenty to say on either topic. I’ll start with native plants. I live in…

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L is for Light

  Today is all about Light. We are in the middle of our A-Z Challenge, so I am taking a break today from reading WORDS and instead sharing some photos of great LIGHT from a recent trip to Costa Rica. Enjoy! This photo was taken just after a rainstorm. I love…

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K is for Kissing

Today is all about Kissing. In my previous post on consciousness, I mentioned that I thought that animals had emotional abilities. This week, I found this post which gave a scientific slant to that discussion… (3:23) But do animals really kiss? To address this question, I found you two more videos……

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J is for Jade

Today is all about Jade.  “Gold has value, jade is invaluable” ~ Chinese proverb Many centuries ago, a man named Bian He once found a stone at the bottom of a mountain in China. He recognized it as a stone of value, so he brought it to the king. King Li examined…

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H is for Heaven

This month, I am participating in a rather LARGE blogging challenge which involves writing a series of 26 posts – one for each letter of the alphabet – based around a theme. My theme is about nature and all its amazing features. The Tao Te Ching speaks often of nature…

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