Tag: animals

A whole lot of pictures of animals and humans getting along. Nice. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Over 18 million viewers have seen this one so far, but if you’re among those who haven’t seen it, and have ever wondered what’s the craziest thing you could do with sheep, Enjoy! TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

It’s time once again for 50 adorable animals to melt your heart. Oooooh. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

The Tribe That Hides from Man (1970) A Note of Caution: The indigent subjects of this movie don’t wear clothes, with the exception of those who have been “civilized,” for want of a better word. Expect to experience nudity, although it appears to be the most natural thing. Huh! Also, they have no qualms about […]

Two-bit Guru | Speaking to Plants | Photo of pak choy gone to seed

When I wrote about picking raspberries I realized that when I’m in the garden, or encouraging seedlings in the house in the spring for that matter, I spend much time speaking to the plants. I compliment the tomatoes on their abundance, and the pole beans on their lovely appearance. The raspberries themselves get a lot […]

What is it about seedlings that raises a surge of delight the moment you realize those little seeds have successfully sprouted? It’s probably the same thing that causes us to go ooooh when we see kittens, and talk silly to babies. I started broccoli seeds about 10 days ago, on a Saturday, and by Thursday […]

This is the day folks give thanks with prayers of appreciation for roast turkey, for the stuffing, for the cranberry sauce, the potatoes, the gravy, the rolls, the pumpkin pie, the veggies, even including the squash that normally has no chance of appreciation at all as compared to the corn or the peas. We might […]

View part I here. By the 19th century the Western world was busily developing a mechanistic view of life. No doubt many culprits contributed to the undoing of Mother Nature but one character worthy of attention is Baron Justus von Liebig. Justus von Liebig – Image courtesy of Wikipedia In around 1840 von Liebig invented […]

Some millions of years ago there were plants on the earth and animals resembling nothing like a human being. Nature had made the rule early on that life would occur in a constant cycle with death. That which died would nurture the soil and that which pooped, the animals, would nurture the plants and the […]