How the helican

“A wonderful bird is the pelican.

His bill can hold more than his belican.

He can hold in his beak

Enough food for a week,

But I’m damned if I see how the helican.”

~ Ogden Nash

pel fly no textPhoto by Richard Fogg

The cry of the northbound wild geese

“Drifting out of the black sky, it was a far carrying and haunting cry. It was the voice of freedom unlimited, the incarnation of nature itself, the sound and song of fond dreams: the cry of the northbound wild geese.” ~ Jim Kjelgaard

sn raz goos (1)Photo by Richard Fogg

Nurtured by praise

“The human spirit is nurtured by praise, as much as a seedling is nurtured by the soil, the water, and the sun.” ~ Mario Fernandez
water sun
Photo by Richard Fogg

Her smallest leaf

“Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf and take an insect view of its plain.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

drp shadPhoto by Richard Fogg