Beat the heat

It’s official….summer has most definitely arrived in Austin and is taking no prisoners. We’ve been fortunate to have a little rain so the grass and trees aren’t quite as crispy as they could be but the heat has settled in and doesn’t look like it’s heading out any time...

A Poem or Two for the Season

And Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast rose from the dreams of its wintry rest. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley, “A Sensitive Plant” Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors,...

Quote of the Week

“It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” ~David Attenborough