When Did We Stop?

There was a time in human history when we revered the earth and all that thrived on her surface. Cultures worshiped her as the source of creation. Gaia lived in our hearts as the mother, the giver of life, who created us and sustains us. While that’s not currently a popular faith, it is mostly true. Without the earth, without air, fresh water, plants, trees, animals, birds, fish, and places to build shelter, we will cease to exist. Continue reading “When Did We Stop?”

Maynard’s History

There’s an amazing feeling you get when you have been repeating a story told to you years ago and suddenly, unexpectedly, you come face to face with proof that the story is true. I’m still hoping to find a newspaper article with more details, but that’s hampered by not knowing the date of the incident. Let me back up a bit and tell you about the person I met who knew my Double Yellow-headed Amazon parrot, Maynard, back in the day. Continue reading “Maynard’s History”