Just 10 days ago, my parents visited for the first time in over a year. We had fun and we did quite a bit of gardening! My parents, Eagle and I weeded and planted three vegetables and two fruits in our garden beds; beans, squash, chard, cucumber and melon. We’ve had tons of rain alternating […]Read more
Fish in Tree? Can that Be?
3 silly signs we saw. Yesterday, Eagle and I went on a bike ride to a park nearby. For me, this was a grand achievement. My ankle has healed enough to pedal, hurrah! As we traveled along the bike path, we saw the funniest sign, if taken out of context: We’d never seen a tree […]Read more
Hop on by, It Is Spring!
Happy Spring Break! We’re spending our time in the backyard getting in touch with our inner blossoms. Our second sign of the season after snowdrops is Siberian Iris. They are tiny; no taller than your hand. Their colors are a regal purple and lilac purple. After taking this picture I realized a mystery guest was […]Read more
Shadows Play with the Light
Shadows Play with the Light (en español abajo) At times the eternal dance crystalizes The fiction of our divisions shatters The union of equal halves ensues The fear of bright or dark vanishes We unify our social orbits transformed The belief in our humanity rebirthed Our households separate no more interchangeable. –Rebecca Cuningham 27 March […]Read more
Happy Second Anniversary Fake Flamenco! ¡Olé!
Dear Readers, so glad we’ve traveled this two year journey side by side! I am grateful for your views, likes, comments and opinions. Together we have built a diverse community of thinkers, dreamers, activists, poets, historians, photographers, and travelers. Your optimism, strength and courage have enriched my life. I hope this blog brings a smile […]Read more
Happy World Wildlife Day
The United Nations began the tradition of this annual celebration March 3rd, 2013. Today, on the seventh anniversary, is a great time for a wildlife update. Let’s look at the status of a few animals on the World Wildlife Fund endangered list. These three are personal favorites: leopards, orangutans and vaquita porpoises. Amur Leopard: Panthera […]Read more