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What Sunshine is to Flowers

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. Joseph Addison Today is World Smile Day

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In the Protective Environment of the Bay

September 19-26, 2020 is National Estuaries Week Biscayne Bay is a shallow estuary. It is a place where freshwater from the mainland mixes with salt water from the sea. The bay serves as a nursery for marine life. Lush seagrass … Continue reading

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Turkey Vultures in Downtown Miami

Part of me is noting the shallow V of the wings, the dihedral position that distinguishes the Turkey Vulture, even from miles away. Part of me is wondering what great dead animal this flock was settled upon a few minutes … Continue reading

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100 Years

August 26, 2020, is #Women’sEqualityDay and the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the #19thAmendment. Downtown Miami’s historic 1925 Dade County Courthouse is lit with purple & gold tonight in honor. The right of citizens of the United States to … Continue reading

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Unarmed Truth & Unconditional Love

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional … Continue reading