Fresh mussels – Yum.
Cool the way the ibis fly in sync.
“Suppose time is a circle, bending back on itself. The world repeats itself, precisely, endlessly.” Alan Lightman
I’ve been delinquent on my book reporting. I am behind a few. The Accidental Universe by Alan Lightman is a wonderful collection of essays guaranteed to keep your brain tumbling for days.
My favorite segment was when he explained why bees make hexagonal wax compartments in the honeycombs. Turns out that the hexagon is a shape that can be made and fitted together with the least amount of wax, and it will always fit anywhere so bees can work independently on their chambers and connect them later – assured that the comb will be perfect. Amazing!!
In honor of tax day here in the US. Today is the deadline for filing income taxes.
“Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.” – Henry David Thoureau
Early morning bonus, I was able to follow this limpkin around for a bit. Love seeing birds like this in a suburban environment.
Quote found at https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/morning
Only thing missing are the dinosaurs. These ferns were 4-5 foot high.
Next time at the park I’m going to carry my wide angle zoom for some different perspectives. I was limited by telephoto.
“The thrustelcok made eek hir lay, The wode dove upon the spray She sang ful loude and cleere.” Geoffrey Chaucer
Middle English, perhaps we should create internet memes in middle English like the ones that say “if you can read this…..”.
Quote found at http://quotes.yourdictionary.com/dove
There’s magic in the patterns that nature provides.
“…in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, It’s the life in your years” – Abraham Lincoln
While not the brilliant red or the iridescent black of the males, they are beautiful!
Quote found at http://www.searchquotes.com/search/Joyous_Life/3/
Cypress wood is amazingly resistant to water, this guy hangs out mid stream in the Little Econlockhatchee River.