Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sights and Sounds of the Jungle

All the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it. –Samuel Butler Technology has failed me today so all I can give you is the Sights and (words about the) Sounds of the … Continue reading

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View from the Middle of the Earth

With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere. — C. S. Lewis Is it our human desire to understand and hopefully control our surroundings that makes us (well, some of us) intent on marking exact measurements of our … Continue reading

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New Worlds Have New Fruits — and New Challenges

Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie. — Jim Davis On our recent trip to Ecuador we received a lovely plate of fruit in our room at the delightful Casa Gangotena … Continue reading

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