• Being Human | Work in Progress

    I have been cleaning out old paper files (paper?) and I ran across these hand-outs from a retreat I attended some years ago. Though the pages have yellowed and become brittle, the wisdom is still fresh. Rules for Being Human You will receive a body. You may like it or hate it, but it will be …

  • Our History | When there was no ‘out’

    When police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City on June 28, 1969, the street erupted into violent protests that lasted for the next six days. The Stonewall riots, as they came to be known, marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil …

  • Yellow Crowned Night Heron babies are growing up

    The Yellow Crowned Night Herons who made nests in our trees have hatched their babies. The off-spring are well on their way to leaving the nest!

  • New neighbors, new friends: The Yellow-Crowned Night Herons are here!

    Easter has come and gone. Spring had debuted shortly before and since the pecan has come into leaf,  the cold of winter is surely past. Over the week-end I took benefit of the nice spring weather to till a bit of earth and clean the debris of the harsh autumnal days that left a blanket …