Monthly Archives: June 2016

Talk Thursday ~ The evolution of the book

Today’s talk is inspired by a post by friend Kris about the joy of books. Are you a reader?  What was the most memorable book you read as a child? I am a reader.  I can’t ever remember not loving … Continue reading

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Wisdom Wednesday ~ 29/06/2016

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.  ~ Albert Einstein ~ * The bug is a female Hercules Beetle.   The cat is a friend’s. No comments about curiosity and cats will be permitted.  Thank … Continue reading

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Changes in the ‘Hood

My recent post about noisy concrete trucks prompted Vecino to send me an email: I was interested in your article the other day about the noise in the ‘hood, particularly when you mentioned the concrete truck. Are the people building … Continue reading

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Music Mondays ~ DUELE EL CORAZON

Learning to speak a second language can be made easier through music.  I think it’s important to be able to understand not just words to the song you’re listening to, but to understand the meaning of the words you’re listening too.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 26/06/2016

#partners

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Wishes on Board

Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board. ~ Zora Neale Hurston ~ The Earth’s surface curves out of eyesight at a distance of 3.1 miles/5 kilometers if you are not standing on anything.  This takes into account … Continue reading

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Mad Dad

I have a fascination with Southern Lapwings.  Do a  search on this blog and you’ll see more than one post about them. The birds makes their presence well known when they are in the area and seems to party on nights … Continue reading

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Talk Thursday ~ Startling, Sound, and Sampling

Today’s talk began with an annoying sound.  Well, let me rephrase that, the search for the video began with a startling and annoying sound.  That sound was a concrete truck, backing up. We have had a bit of construction going … Continue reading

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A Wisdom Wednesday Reflection on Gratitude

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention. ~ Oscar Wilde ~ I’ve posted an update and a thank you from the family of Marbin our local young fellow that is fighting lymphoma.  If you wish you … Continue reading

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Wisdom Wednesday ~ 21/06/2016

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful. ~ e. e. cummings ~

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