This monthly feature highlights blog posts from the past month that exemplify the Zen nature lessons of Attention, Acceptance, and Responsibility. Take a moment to enjoy these interesting posts from a diverse group of nature bloggers.
I subscribe to updates on A DC Birding Blog to get the latest news on birding and environmental issues. But it was John's insomiac-induced post "Sleepless Birding" that caught my eye for the zen attention category. Read up on what dawn chorus songs he heard before sleep finally set in.
And you can't start a post saying "It is amazing what you see in your own yard if you take the time to sit and watch what is going on" and NOT get a zen attention mention! John Briggs authors the Birding in Maine blog and is a wonderful photographer. Read his "BPW: Yard Birds" post; it will enrich YOUR heart and spirit as the birds in his post enriched his.
Chris Petrak of the Tails of Birding blog addresses the controversial issue of "Why You Should Love Blue Jays at Your Feeders". It could serve as both a zen attention and acceptance mention. Chris suggests, "Love the Blue Jays. Welcome them! They are gorgeous birds. They are intelligent birds! They are sentinels for danger." Read on...
AKA Bird Nerd is another new blog for me. Check out the beautiful images in Shawn's post "Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus" and how he accepts zen responsibility to keep a wide berth around the Killdeer nest.