Nature Journal July: A Bumpy Week 2

My second week of daily nature journal sessions was much harder than the first. My initial excitement faded and suddenly … More Nature Journal July: A Bumpy Week 2

Nature Journaling: The Pitfalls of Studio Work

My first week of Nature Journal July was exciting and educational. I decided from the start that I would try … More Nature Journaling: The Pitfalls of Studio Work

Nature Journal July: A Self-Imposed Challenge

I’m declaring July 2020 my month to focus on nature journaling. While I’ve done some nature journaling over the past few years, I am longing to do more than I actually make time for. Some people would say that this is a sign I don’t really want to do it, but I know myself better than that. I can have a lot of resistance to doing something I actually really enjoy, especially if I think a lot of work is going to be involved. So I need to find a way to make it easier.

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Pandemic Project: Beaded Butterfly

Ever since March, I’ve felt like my brain isn’t working all that well. Something about the COVID-19 lockdown and the life changes that have gone with it has made it very hard for me to do things I would normally find only mildly challenging.

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What My Birding Mistakes Have Taught Me About Racism

When it comes to birding, I constantly make mistakes. I think I know what is true, but I don’t. I discover my errors by taking the time to learn what is real for myself. My observations often challenge my assumptions and have recently taught me an important lesson about racism.

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