Yes, you can.
"You can have it all. You just can't have it all at once."
Or can we?
On the celebration of Earth Day today, I suggest Good Times out and about this thankful day, taking all her gifts to heart.
Be gentle, be kind.
Leave no traces, only footprints behind.
"But we were wise. We knew that man's heart, away from nature, becomes hard." - Chief Luther Standing Bear
I never pass up a great leaf. See how lucky I was to capture this one leaf while strolling about St. Paul, Minnesota one day last fall.
"In every change, in every falling leaf there is some pain, some beauty. And that's the way new leaves grow." - Amit Ray
So many kinds of offerings from our Mother Earth.
Although, most rattlesnakes avoid human contact, and usually avoid wide open, and unprotected spaces. But, do beware, if you wander about low growing shrubs and rocks, that's their special place to linger.
Don't mess with me and I won't mess with you.
Rattlesnakes are among the most highly specialized organisms on our planet.
They say rattlesnakes are most active spring through fall, and often enjoy summer evenings the best, (just like us) especially as the sun begins to set. But linger not, there's good reason for the saying, as mad as a cut snake, a rattlesnake can never be trusted.
On every visit to my grandfather's place in Arizona, he forever pounded desert knowledge in all of our heads.
Thank you Mother Earth, for our flag stands proud, waving in your wind.
We celebrate sky and clouds, and sand beneath our feet and endless flows of water, appreciating our bounty evermore.
Mother Earth allows us to live and walk on her surface, not the other way around." - Lawren Leo
"I believe Mother Earth smiles when we play kindly with her gifts." - Me