Moment of Beauty

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”  — Maya Angelou   “Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit … More Moment of Beauty

Drum Roll

“Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that’s what we are.” — Mickey Hart “March to the beat of your own drummer.” — Henry David Thoreau Pileated Woodpeckers, recognized by their distinctive flaming-red crest, drum on dead trees in a deep, slow, rolling pattern to dig … More Drum Roll

Elusiveness

“Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things,  it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.” — Henry David Thoreau         *   *   * Black Swallowtail on lilac. One of North America’s favorite butterflies, … More Elusiveness