Category Archives: environment

Butterfly Day = Sightings

Eastern end Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly & Monarch at the Lyndale Garden Minneapolis, Minnesota Continue reading

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A Contemplative Life = Pollination Bees Work – Where Would We Be Without the Bees?

Pollination Dr-Rahul Adhav, Ph. D. Botany, Savitribai Phule Pune University (2017) Answers the question how the process of pollination works. Illustrated above. Retrieved 7-15-2020 from Quora. “The pollination process involves the transfer of pollen, from the male part of a … Continue reading

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A Contemplative life = Can we please take a minute and breathe?

Gun violence in Minneapolis has erupted in 48 hours 22 people were shot and 2 people died from their wounds. Police trying to give aid were pelted with objects.
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First Red Rose = Flowers and Friends

I want to acknowledge my friends who send me pictures and recipes to share on this blog. They are generous, kind and wise. From them I learn to be a tolerant and a better person. Continue reading

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A contemplative Life = Lake Harriet – Rose Garden Minneapolis

As I was leaving the gardens, I crossed over the road to the the Bird Sanctuary Garden. There I came upon this sculpture, which seemed to resonate with the call for change in light of recent protests. Continue reading

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