Tag Archives: Nature

I Watch Trees Sway – Poem for National Love A Tree Day

May 16th is National Love a Tree Day in the U.S. Robert Frost (1874 – 1963) is one of the most celebrated American poets. He was born in San Francisco, but lived most of his life in the Eastern U.S., much of it … Continue reading

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Interlude – Spring Pond Bog Preserve (audio)

Click through for Lang Elliott’s recordings from his excursions to Spring Bog Pond Preserve in New York.

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Interlude – Field Sparrow Dawn Song

Click through for Lang Elliott’s recordings of field sparrows, including the delightful dawn song.

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The Coffee Shop: MOSQUITO

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. But in an open thread, … Continue reading

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Interlude – Lang Elliot’s Frog Pond Campout

Click through for a midnight chorus of bullfrogs and green frogs – Lang Elliot Music of Nature – Frog Pond Campout  

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Owls and Lemmings – shared last meals

  By ann summers It is of course a first-world conceit and problematic to talk about last meals on earth when some have trouble getting daily meals at all. OTOH don’t we all like to speculate about penultimate pleasure, except … Continue reading

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Mooseogorsky’s Windchime Rhapsody

Britta Schroeder posted this video and brief explanation: Healy, Alaska – As I lay in bed this evening, I could hear my wind chime blowing up, but when I looked out the window, not even a blade of grass budged. … Continue reading

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POETRY FRIDAY: “Wild Geese” by Mary Oliver

Posted by Elaine Magliaro WILD GEESE, illustrated poem recited by Mary Oliver Click here to read the full text of Mary Oliver’s poem Wild Geese. Mary Oliver (Poetry Foundation) Excerpt: Poet Mary Oliver is an “indefatigable guide to the natural … Continue reading

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