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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Apricot Moon

Each year, there are twelve different hexagrams which relate to the 12 different moons of the year. These moons are denoted by the new moon of that month. The new moon that is happening today is called the Apricot Moon in the Chinese calendar system. The Apricot Moon is represented…

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F is for Fire

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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