Author Archives: Whitney Wolf

Jim’s This & That May 2018

JIM’S THIS & THAT: May 2018 Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday, Jim Varnum! Happy birthday to you!  May the Fourth be with you! What is hope? It is a presentiment that imagination is more real and reality less real than it looks. It is a hunch that the overwhelming brutality of facts that oppress and repress is not the last word. It is a suspicion that reality is more complex than realism wants us to believe and that the frontiers of the possible… Read More →

Jim’s This and That: April 2018

JIM’S THIS & THAT: April 2018 Happy April Fools Day! What to do, what to do…here are some devilish inspirations… https://www.boredpanda.com/funny-april-fools-pranks *** Forbid us to be satisfied with what we make of life. Draw us from trivial content and set our eyes on far-off goals. Keep us at tasks too hard for us that we may be driven to you for strength. Deliver us from fretfulness and self-pitying; make us sure of the good we cannot see and of the hidden good in the world. Save us from… Read More →

Announcing the Fall Class at Mountain View College

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 20!!  Welcome to North Texas Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program! Here you will find “a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.” Here I find my dig-deep in-the-dirt side-by-side true friends. I admire North Texas Master Naturalists for connecting people with nature, committing to our community and representing our chapter contributing in countless ways with our partner projects all… Read More →

Announcements from the March General Meeting

Announcements The announcements for the March chapter meeting are linked. Click on the link to bring the announcements to your computer. The links should open in a new window or tab so you will still have this message open in the original window in your browser. Click here to download the announcements to your computer. Stalin’s Presentation on Photographic Techniques Stalin’s presentation was excellent and we had an overflow audience to take it all in. I was going to include some of his slides from the presentation here, but… Read More →