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A Slow Walk in the Forest

It's been rainy lately and if you take your time and walk through the forest, you'll see lots of growth. This mushroom was so blue it popped out! It's not soft at all. You have to wonder how people stayed comfortable back in the old days here in Florida. Well, here's the thing: before development occurred,…See More
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"Hey, Takako! How about sprucing up your Zoobird page with some of that artistic talent you have! Some photos of your hometown would be cool!"
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"Hi Takako! How's it going? I just discovered Japan has a Bluegrass scene! Here's one I found: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsdJ7F6JDVM"
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Yes, We Have Some Spicy Banana Curry!

Gainesville has a thriving bicycle culture. A while back, we had a get together called Dinner and Bikes. One dish that stood out as both delicious and creative was curried bananas and kale pasta. Wow, amazing flavor that popped out at you! I went home and made some right away.Last night, I wanted to make it again but…See More
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Yes, We Have Some Spicy Banana Curry!

Gainesville has a thriving bicycle culture. A while back, we had a get together called Dinner and Bikes. One dish that stood out as both delicious and creative was curried bananas and kale pasta. Wow, amazing flavor that popped out at you! I went home and made some right away.Last night, I wanted to make it again but…See More
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Sheryl Crow - Soak Up The Sun

Music video by Sheryl Crow performing Soak Up The Sun. (C) 2002 A&M Records
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Yet Another Diet Recommendation

Yes, we've been hit with so many diet recommendations our heads are spinning. Drinking wine is good, bad, who knows? Well, this study is scientific and based on millions of subjects. Check it out. See More
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Organic Gardening, Vegetarian Cooking, Sustainable Lifestyles, Mind:::Body:::Spirit, Bicycles, Poetry, Helping others, Alternative Energy
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Photography, creative writing, travel. I ride bikes a lot. I like ethnic cooking. I try to use recipes from interesting spots I've visited to cook tasty dishes made with fresh ingredients.
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I'm reading "Botany in a Day", by Elpel and following along in Marc Williams website as he annotates the book with his excellent notes. http://www.hopspress.com/Books/Botany_in_a_Day.htm
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I live in Florida. I love nature and walks in the woods.

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A Slow Walk in the Forest

Posted on June 16, 2018 at 4:30am 0 Comments

It's been rainy lately and if you take your time and walk through the forest, you'll see lots of growth. This mushroom was so blue it popped out! It's not soft at all. 

You have to wonder how people stayed comfortable back in the old days here in Florida. Well, here's the…

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Yes, We Have Some Spicy Banana Curry!

Posted on June 9, 2018 at 10:04am 0 Comments

Gainesville has a thriving bicycle culture. A while back, we had a get together called Dinner and Bikes. One dish that stood out as both delicious and creative was curried bananas and kale pasta. 

Wow, amazing flavor that popped out at you! I went home and made some right…

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Yet Another Diet Recommendation

Posted on May 30, 2018 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Yes, we've been hit with so many diet recommendations our heads are spinning. Drinking wine is good, bad, who knows? Well, this study is scientific and based on millions of…

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Crazy Hooting Alarm Clock!

Posted on May 27, 2018 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Here's the culprit! These owls make the most distinctive cacophony of noise. Listen to the this recording and tell me you don't agree! It's a night sound. A sound that will make you feel the dusk or darkness. You usually can't see…

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What's Your Favorite Story-Gazing Story?

Posted on February 28, 2018 at 4:30pm 1 Comment

What's Your Favorite Story-Gazing Story?

Hello Zoobird community. The Enzian Theater, an indie gem in lovely Winter Park, FL is putting on a little writing contest. Sure to make you think. Note that entries are due by tomorrow, 3/1/18. Actually, I think it's continuing for a while... so…
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At 2:07pm on July 19, 2016, SamBoDean said…

Hey Mike - it was wonderful to meet you and share a "Texas-sized breakfast".  I cant wait to see what might come from you visit in Portland...maybe setting up shop:).  Anyway, thanks for your kindness and genuine spirit!

At 7:55pm on April 24, 2016, Mark Beard said…

15-11-2010

At 6:44pm on August 20, 2015, Vaisnavi Aurubind said…

Hi Mike, thanks for sending me that article. I realised the situation was getting pretty bad, but not to that extent. I have a BBC news app on my phone that is my main source of news at the moment, and there is a section specific to Latin America, but none of this has even had a mention. Just goes to show that even large, international news sources are following the Correa line, which is appalling.

It's hard to believe how far its escalated. I fell in love with Ecuador when I was there and its awful to see what's happening to it. Not sure what we can do to help other than trying to make more people aware?

At 1:40am on July 18, 2015, Takako Takizuka said…

Thank you so much for introducing me to your wonderful Zoobird, Mike I am so lucky that I met you at the hostel. Please keep feeding me more precious information about Portland and life. 

At 8:02pm on June 17, 2015, Vaisnavi Aurubind said…

Hi Mike! I know, our Galapagos trip really was wonderful wasn't it? It's such a shame what's happening there at the moment, to think that the next generation might not get to see what we did. What horrifies me the most is how little the world seems to care, it's been a week and still not even a mention in any of the news here.

Hopefully we can get some support behind the Galapagenos!

Thanks for sharing this page with me, it looks like an interesting space, but it might take me a while to figure out how to use it properly! :P

At 10:42am on February 4, 2015, Ba Ba Bryan Konrad said…
Nice to meet you too!
At 3:55pm on May 7, 2014, Christine Cole said…

Thanks, Michael!  I followed links from the pics of the stingrays, but did that mostly because I liked what you said about yourself.  I love to have similar birds  "in my space".  :-)

At 9:49pm on September 12, 2013, Jamin Nichols said…

Thanks Mike.  Took a little bit to sign up since you told me about it but happy I did.

At 9:41pm on February 18, 2013, bradford powell said…

Several years ago a gathering of international stone masons met in Barre Vt for a weeklong symposium.  I'm standing under an arch built by a novice so I couldn't wait for the race which started under the arch to begin.

Building walls without mortar is my new passion.  The long standing passion that brought me to this site  is bicycling.  Are there any cycle savvy members here?

At 12:39pm on January 28, 2013, Jamie Seed said…

Hey brother!  I joined this crazy site just to try to tell you about Nahko's tuning for "Black as the Night"....it is OPEN D  DADF#AD  and then just strum the drone open, and use an E shape for the other main chord.  Watch his hands in the vid once you tune to Open D and you'll grasp it real quick.  Let me know if you have questions!  I BELIEVE IN THE GOOD THINGS COMIN'....

 
 
 

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