Watersheds, Connections, and Spirituality

I offer to you today some of my own experiences of studying and being increasingly a part of the interdependence of connections in watersheds, and experiencing the spirituality in that interaction. read more>>

Naturalists Observe Changes

Naturalists’ Observations of Changes in Weather, Ecosystems, Hydrology, (and possibly Climate) in Virginia USA

by Beverly Hunter, February 2014 for the World Bank Course on Climate Change

In the World Bank international course on climate change, I learned that some people who live in cities say they do not experience the effects of climate change. read more>>

2012 Sept. 21 Autumn Joys

Tomorrow is the equinox. Already we feel the beauties of the autumn in Virginia. I feel an embarrassment of riches in the meadows of goldenrod, the red berries of dogwood. In the garden we have the swiss chard, the summer herbs still blooming, the last of the tomatoes, the sweet potatoes almost ready to harvest, read more>>

2012 July 4 Being Here Now in Summer Garden

2012 July 4 Being Here Now

Sometimes my experience of the beauty in the garden is so intense it is painful. I will explore some reasons for the pain.

“Be Here Now” was the title of a book by Ram Dass in the 1970’s, and an ongoing theme of learning in our lives. “Be read more>>

2012 Memorial Day Tubing Down the Rappahannock

Tubing Down the Rappahannock River

The water is perfect this weekend for tubing down the Rappahannock River at our place. It’s been raining gently for a few days, so the water is higher than the rocks and a nice temperature. Fast current, some whitewater. Even a few canoists and kayakers in the river!

Tubing read more>>