Bee populations are plummeting! Yet the Environmental Protection Agency recently sided with Dow AgroSciences to approve a new, highly toxic bee-killing pesticide called sulfoxaflor. And now the EPA is considering expanding the number of crops this pesticide can be sprayed on to include corn, alfalfa, oats, and several other significant and widely grown crops. Will […]
Saturday, October 20, 2012 view from the deck at my sister’s house. Narrowsburg, New York
Writing from the Catskills tonight. New moon is bright and clear above the barren treetops. The soft, sweet smell of fallen leaves mingles with the cool night air and floats gently around me stirring memories covering many chapters of many lives. This provides a sense of comfort while the sound of the roaring brook speaks […]
I read this early today, before I got out of bed and then, I went out to my favorite tree where I always feel connected and inspired and Julia’s song made even more sense!!! In the center of your heart Is a still small part Like a meadow in a forest made of green. In […]
Over the past 4 years we’ve been host to a hive of honeybees 4 times! Twice in the past two months with the most recent on June 29th! The first time was in 2007 when they made a new home in the east wall of my bedroom. Next was in 2009 in the west wall […]
Mr. Percy enjoying the warming rays of sunshine on the back patio during this cool December day in Miami!