Monthly Archives: October 2013

Alone in the Halloween woods

I had an unexpected but welcome day off from substitute teaching today. After a too practical morning, I decided to hike in one of my favorite places: Oakland’s Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve. This little canyon is home to many plants … Continue reading

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ANIMALS IN MOTION AND DANGER – an article about Tree of Life Wildlife Rehabiltation Center in Costa Rica

                                          ANIMALS IN MOTION AND DANGER                             … Continue reading

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Autumn lake among dry hills

California’s Coastal Mountains are parched in autumn. Wildflowers have faded and grasses have dried in the summer’s drought. If you’ve ever heard Kate Wolf’s song “Golden Rolling Hills of Califirnia”, she is describing these round yellow ridges. Del Valle Regional … Continue reading

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“Superior Sky” -A poem from Michigan

                                                  SUPERIOR SKY                           … Continue reading

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“Home in the Jade Forest” – an article about Pennsylvania’s Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania

                                                            HOME IN THE JADE FOREST                                                              Copyright 2013 Paul Belz … Continue reading

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“Pantheons on the Beach” -Point Reyes National Seashore Poem

PANTHEONS ON THE BEACH What if the pelicans’ goddess is truth? They dance to her when they streak over waves. Rising and falling they sing for their Lady who guides their plunges for fish. Maybe the beach hoppers’ Lord  exists. … Continue reading

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An early September entry: Birds and Intruders

September 2, 2013 Coyote Hills Regional Park, Union City, California Alameda Creek flows in a culvert leading from the East Bay ridges  to San Francisco Bay. The area is parched; dry heat pounds on Kate and me as we streak … Continue reading

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