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Thoughtful Thursday: what the forest dwellers are thinking

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Mother Nature doesn’t care if you believe in science or not

It seems to be fashionable these days for people to pick and choose among scientific theories and advice, depending on whether they like the implications of that scientific advice. They may treat one scientific theory like the gospel and another … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: lessons from nature | June 24/20

Lessons from nature. All tigers are tigers, they get that. Lessons for humans.  

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Wordless Wednesday | May 27/20

Lessons from nature.   Image credit: thetyee.ca, Scene from the IMAX film ‘Great Bear Rainforest, Land of the Spirit Bear’

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Something there is that doesn’t love a wall

When I saw the images of Trump’s new border wall being blown over by the wind earlier this week, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the poem Mending Wall by the late American poet, Robert Frost. Something there is … Continue reading

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From fall colours to citizenship, so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving weekend

One of the nicest things about the timing of Canadian Thanksgiving is that it comes during this beautiful though fleeting season of autumn. It’s the time of year when nature paints the trees in stunning shades of reds, golds, yellow, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Jul 17/19

Image credit: https://greenliving.lovetoknow.com/Effects_of_Water_Pollution

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Yoga and workplace stress … nice, but not the solution

Maybe yoga really is the answer to everything.  I had been thinking that must be true, based on the number of specialized yoga classes available to address nearly every aspect of well-being.  So when I saw an article in Saturday’s … Continue reading

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