Thursday 29th of October 2020

the wisdom of nature...

lacewing...

In the beginning of all things, wisdom and knowledge were with the animals, for Tirawa, the One Above, did not speak directly to man. He sent certain animals to tell men that he showed himself through the beasts, and that from them, and from the stars and the sun and the moon should man learn.... All things tell of Tirawa.

 

                          Eagle Chief Pawnee.

 

 

Isabella Rossellini: 'Nature teaches us a lot about us — as does sex'

DW's David Levitz spoke to actress and model Isabella Rossellini about her new passion in life: explaining how animals court, mate, reproduce — and love. Her virtual show is highly educational and even more entertaining.

 

See more: https://www.dw.com/en/isabella-rossellini-nature-teaches-us-a-lot-about-us-as-does-sex/a-55302265

 

Picture above by Gus Leonisky. Gus believes it's a "lacewing" but cannot confirm. It could be an antlion...

 

of bougainvilleas and canaries...

tiny

bougainvillea...

 

The flowers of the bougainvillea are tiny (8mm diameter) in a set up of colourful leaves, from pink to orange and even white. Bougainvilleas have sharp long thorns and you should wear long leather welding gloves at pruning time, which can be too often. Magnificent...

 

Meanwhile on other natural fronts:

 

canaries

 

We learn something everyday...