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Believe in Magic Throw Pillow
by Nature’s Folio & Zazzle

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Throw Pillow with “Hearts in Nature” Photo and “Believe in Magic” Quote Made from 100% Grade A cotton, these pillows are the perfect complement to your couch! • Dimensions: 20″ x 20″ (square) • 100% grade A woven cotton • Fabric is made from natural fibers, which may result in irregularities • Hidden zipper enclosure;…

If a Penguin Can Find a Soul Mate . . .

Shim and Whatever are taking good care of their little penguin egglet and each other. This is nesting season 2016 at Aquarium of the Pacific. © 2016 Aquarium of the Pacific.

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been, literally, keeping one eye on this penguin nest, waiting for the little egglet in it to hatch. Being the (sometimes) impatient person I am . . .

I’ve never been in love, but if a penguin can find a soul mate,
      I’m sure I can, too.
— Rebekah Crane

Your Children Need Your Presence . . .

Two Sandhill Crane babies and their mom seeking adventure at Halpatioke Regional Park, Stuart, Florida.  The dirt on the juvenile cranes' beaks is an indication that they've been foraging for their own food.  These omnivorous offspring will continue to learn from their parents until they become independent around 9 or 10 months of age.

It’s not likely that you’ll ever hear me say I’m a big fan of Jesse Jackson, but I do subscribe to the philosophy of this one quote of his.

As my own parents were stellar examples of how not to be good parents, I learned by watching other parents . . .

Your children need your presence more than your presents.
— Jesse Jackson