Tag Archives: Everglades

FMM 7 20 18 It’s only Birds

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.”~ Langston Hughes. There are a few songs from my childhood memories that feature birds.  In wintertime in England we worried about poor robin-redbreast, who had to keep himself warm, by hiding his head under his wing (poor thing).  We […]

FMM 10 9 15 Spirit Trails

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~Albert Einstein. Last Sunday I visited the Everglades.  It has been a while since I went, but it took me back to a time I went there with my parents, along with two of my children.  I remember sending my daughter into the Visitor’s […]

FMM 4 4 14 Thin Places

FMM 4 4 14 Thin Places “Heaven and earth, the Celtic saying goes, are only three feet apart, but in thin places that distance is even shorter.” ~ Eric Weiner.   Considering that I have long been a fan of all things Celtic (an ancient Indo-European tribe that wandered from East Europe as far as […]

FMM 11 22 13 Making the Connection

“And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee….”  ~ John Donne   Today is the 50th anniversary of the death of John F. Kennedy.  To be honest, I don’t remember his death, even though I was old enough at the time.  For me and my family, that was around […]