Turtle Teachings

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Shhh, no, I can’t stay quiet: Meaning is getting made in the moss garden. When animals come to us from the wild it is often a very intimate experience and hard to talk about, especially when it is a synchronous … Continued

Happily the Rains Subside

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  Happily the rains subside. Mud turtle crossing the yard to the swollen creek stops stock still. Distracted, I turn away for a moment. Turning back, he’s gone.   Two pipevine swallowtails, turquoise flashing against black, sipping the last of the … Continued

Pollinator Garden

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In Spring, 2016, when a section of our small restored forest had to be removed in order to replace the aging septic system, we took this opportunity to begin creating a pollinator garden of mostly native flowers on the now … Continued