Author Archives: Lawrence Wade

The 17 year Cicada Miracle

  The visit with our daughter, Alli, who lives in North Carolina, coincided with the emergence of the 17 year cicadas. It was magical experiencing a small part of a cicada’s life. 17 year cicadas have the longest known insect … Continue reading

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Insights Outside – Feel the Land

Artwork and Text by Linda Jensen I want to show aesthetic beauty and the unnoticed, unusual stories that catch my eye and my imagination. I am concerned about human beings losing perspective in our forward momentum as we try to … Continue reading

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La Leyenda Maya de Quetzalcóatl The Mayan legend of the Feathered Serpent

  Contada por Francisco Arizmendi de Instituto de Jovel, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico As told by Francisco Arizmendi         Quetzalcóatl era el dios de la sabiduría, las artes y muchas otras cosas. Se pensaba … Continue reading

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La Gente de las Nubes – The Cloud People

Editado por Luz Toledo y de Instituto de Jovel, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. Hace cinco años, tuve el honor de visitar el taller de Jacoba y Mária Ángeles, de San Martín Tilcajete, un pueblito en el estado … Continue reading

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La Historia de la Creación Maya / Mayan Creation Story

Contada por Francisco Arizmendi y editado por Luz  Toledo y de Instituto de Jovel, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. As told by Francisco Arizmendi and edited by Luz Toledo y de Instituto de Jovel, San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico. … Continue reading

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Ahuehuete

Ahuehuete Hace un año, tuve el placer de visitar un árbol, se llama, “ahuehuete”  en Nahuatl (a-way-way-tay) o en español, “El Tule”. Ahuehuete crece en el valle de Oaxaca, Mexico. Había muchas turistas mexicanos caminado alredador ahuehuete. Los jardines cerca … Continue reading

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Los Ojos de la Naturaleza The Eyes of Wildness

Editado por Alli Redfield Platter y Luz Toledo de Instituto Jovel, San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico Observar la naturaleza es un proceso de descubrimiento, De encontrar la cuenta detrás de lo que se ve, Entender más y ser tejido en la … Continue reading

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Nuestro Viaje a El Chiflón

Editado por Luz Toledo de Instituto Jovel, San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico Estaba muy emocianado de visitar la cascada El Chiflón que está cerca de la cuidad de Comitán en el estado de Chiapas, Mexico. Tomamos un collectivo de San Cristobal … Continue reading

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A Patch of Prairie

Jerrold Gershone and Heather Holm, from Habitat Makers, share a 6 minute video of a prairie that I have been working at for more than two decades. Jerrold has several videos of other individuals who are dedicated to caring for … Continue reading

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Time of the Grasshoppers

Thanks to Amelia Ladd for her beautiful pen and ink sketches. Time of the Grasshoppers    For the past 20 years I have been working with 2nd graders studying grasshoppers. When you spend as much time as I have in … Continue reading

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