I wanted to put some thoughts about Earth Day yesterday, but time got away from me and I got some sleep for a change. Maybe there’s Earth Week to give people like me a bit of a break on that score. I love this planet. It’s filled with so many great and wonderful things thatContinue reading “A goal for the Earth”
I felt like I should have been in a zoo, as I watched three lovely, full grown swans grazing freely in a public park near the Chicago river. As I got nearer to take their photograph, I expected them to fly away, as most birds would. But they remained calm, and began to chatter amongContinue reading “Nature’s beauty in the city”
Whenever a person starts naming poets, there aren’t too many who would put William Cullen Bryant on their list. He lived in the 19th Century, and he became a lawyer because poetry didn’t pay the bills. He was also a political supporter of another poet named Abraham Lincoln, and he introduced Lincoln at his speechContinue reading “The Gladness of Nature”
The world is filled with beautiful things. May we preserve and protect them always.
With the arrival of Earth day, it helps to remember that the world is a beautiful place, and we are all very fortunate to call this place our home. So let’s preserve and protect it in whatever way we can.