Is what I hear when I hear a bird singing the same as what you hear? What about what someone else heard fifty years ago, or perhaps a hundred? Not specifically the notes, mind you, rather what we interpreted from the song itself? What meaning, if any, did we find in it; what effect did it have upon us or upon something we did as a result?
As one who has travelled widely around the world, I have in the course of my journeys discovered many places that I found beautiful, fascinating, relaxing, or pure and simply enjoyable; however of all the corners of the globe into which my adventures have taken me, none has lodged itself in my heart the way […]
Names are powerful things. In many human cultures, the selection of a name for a new baby is a matter of the utmost seriousness, reflective of a family’s, society’s, or religious group’s past as well as perhaps portentous of that child’s own future. So it is also that what particular groups of people, entire races […]
If anyone should know about the finer points of feeding wild birds, it should be Jim Carpenter. After all, as the founder, president & CEO of Wild Birds Unlimited, the world’s largest and most successful nature shop franchise, he’s spent quite a few years thinking about the subject.