Author Archives: Rick Murphy

Jim’s This & That, October 2017

JIM’S THIS & THAT, October 2017 Take a look inside for… 1. Links to community calendars … and including … 2. News You Can Use: articles, activities, and resources 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education *** What’s the ratio of a pumpkin’s circumference to its diameter? Pumpkin Pi   1. LINKS TO COMMUNITY CALENDARS: 1.    http://public.ntmn.org/calendar (A calendar of events across the Metroplex, compiled by the North Texas Master Naturalists) 2.    https://www.greensourcedfw.org/calendar (The GreenSource DFW Environmental News & Community Resource)   2. NEWS YOU CAN… Read More →

Jim’s This & That, September 2017

JIM’S THIS & THAT, September 2017 Take a look inside for… 1. News You Can Use … and including … 2. Links to community calendars 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education Be mindful at all times of the following: the nature of the whole universe, the nature of the part that is me, the relation of the one to the other, the one so vast, the other so small. No one can ever prevent me from saying and doing what is in complete conformity with… Read More →

Jim’s This & That, August 2017

JIM’S THIS & THAT, August 2017 Take a look inside for… 1. News You Can Use: including eclipse resources, goodies for birders and wannabe geologists, and more. 2. Links to community calendars 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education   Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they be a little coarse, and you may get your coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly… Read More →

Jim’s This & That, July 2017

JIM’S THIS & THAT, July 2017 Take a look inside for… 1. News You Can Use including (indoors!) workshops and seminars, TPWD and JBSWC hiring, 2 great “critter” web resources – and more. 2. Links to community calendars 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education *** It may be that when we no longer know what to do we have come to our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go we have come to our real journey. The mind that… Read More →