Sometimes we’re lucky . . .

Sometimes we are lucky enough to encounter beauty in the world around us when we least expect it.   One recent morning, while I was busy looking down instead of up, the Roseate Spoonbill featured above (and below) in this post just appeared out of nowhere!  Suddenly someone called out, “Oh, look, a Roseate Spoonbill!”, and I was fortunate […]

Walk in the wetlands before Shabbat . . . .

There is something very special about taking a mid-afternoon walk on Friday in the wetland preserve, with the sun shining and a lovely breeze blowing.  I know that in just a few hours, SHABBAT will begin, a beautiful day of rest and quiet.   The ever-present song of Red-Winged Blackbirds flying about in the rushes is […]