EO Wilson, Ed Wilson, Ant Expert, Photo by Sage Ross, Biologist extraordinar

The Ant Man – E.O. Wilson

I don’t think that he would be offended by my comparison of him to an ant. So how the heck can I say he is like an ant? Well, ants have 2 jaws – 1 to eat with and the other to carry food back to the nest. Like his beloved research subjects, EO Wilson provided nourishment to himself through his work and he too carried back food for thought to the biggest known nest of humans who occupy this place that we call earth.

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Balcony Garden Progress August 2010

…….on the left side the width of the box is also a little over 215 cm and the depth is 85 cm. Plants on the left side include budleia (butterfly bush), 3 vines (morning glory, sweet pea vines, clematis,) lantana, dahlia, paper flowers (unknown name), delphinium,……

Mike Peel, Aaron Scott Willike, 2008 Solar Eclipse

(Plant) Life energy and the solar eclipse 11 July 2010

The daily life of a bird, plant or any living species on earth change each day with the light and can be easily observed each day at dusk and dawn through our senses.  Each day it is not only the light that wakes me but the song of the birds and the change […]

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morning moon and recent rainbow/lună și curcubeu

visions from my balcony în maraști, cluj napoca vedere din balconul meu I found a nice site about rainbows with a lot of info and pix…. Atmospheric Optics – Topic RAINBOWS Aici e un link din wikipedia cu informație despre curcubeie… Wikipedia  – Curcubeie

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Water – Part I

The gods were churning the oceans until, much to their surprise, poison began to spill out. Narada, a rishi…warned them at the beginning that they should pay homage to Shiva, but so eager were they to obtain the soma that they ignored the warning. Soon the poison spilled out, infecting the upper regions and the gods, sages, and demons fled in all directions…

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Garden Objects – Focul Points

In my opinion every garden where ever it is deserves to have a focul point.  It could be a larger flower, a cluster of a flowers, a statue, fountain, bird house or any myriad of items.  The fountain is my gardens focul point near the sitting area on my balcony. Here are 2 […]

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Our chubby winged friends – Bees

Some of my favorite winged friends are bees.   Bees are cute, scary and an integral part of the life cycle. Where would we be without them? They pollinate the worlds plants thus being symbolic of fertility and many make delicious honey too.  Even life itself is likened to their honey as a metaphor […]

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First Blooms and Some Plant Challenges

The new moon brought with it many first blooms – Latyrus odoratus – sweet pea – A slow start from seed and a few were planted in different areas as an experiment.  One in particular the one that has its first flowers has grown the tallest, a couple alongside it are doing ok. […]

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