Category Archives: This & That

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 →

Jim’s This & That, June 2017

Jim’s This & That, June 2017 Take a look inside for… 1. News You Can Use 2. Links to community calendars 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education *** Nobody sees a flower, really – it’s so small – we haven’t time, and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.   Georgia O’Keeffe. (This quote was a favorite of Shirley Lusk, a fine naturalist who passed away on April 29, 2017. To learn more about Shirley’s many talents and contributions, see http://npsot.org/wp/story/2017/9807/). ***… Read More →

Jim’s This & That, May 2017

Jim’s This & That: Happy Birthday, Jim! Take a look inside for… 1. News You Can Use 2. Links to community calendars, May 2017 3. Area organizations & locations for eco-recreation & education   *** Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday, Jim Varnum! Happy birthday to you!   On May 4th, step out into a field full of flowers and let your mind be full of sweet memories of Jim Varnum. If you didn’t know Jim, ask ‘round amongst your nature-loving friends – it… Read More →

Jim’s This & That, Apr 15-30

Jim’s This&That, April 15-30, 2017 Take a look inside for… Texas art/ H. Garrett event / raptor photos / ecological restoration / monarch watchers / rare plants / eagle tours / hog forum / birdsong ID *** Every day, I see or hear something that more or less kills me with delight, that leaves me like a needle in the haystack of light. It was what I was born for – to look, to listen, to lose myself inside this soft world – to instruct myself over and… Read More →