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  • The world sounds so alive outside in our urban neighborhood tonight. So many sounds of biology in gratitude! And...these midsummer sounds are ones I have taken for granted and thought of as 'normal' most all of my life.

    But not this summer. For several weeks now, it's been too quiet at night. And, in any case, with the high humidity and the relentless heat, we humans have hunkered down inside. How lucky are we that we (still) have air conditioning?

    Relief! Over the last couple of days we have had rain. And just now the temperature has dropped in the last few hours. Thus, tonight is the first evening in a month that has been...in my estimation...comfortable enough to enjoy sitting quietly outside. Maybe I'll stay up all night just to show MY biological gratitude!

    In the meantime, whatever I do or don't do, the drought across the North American continent is swiftly becoming extensive and intensive.

    And...it is a moment in time. 'Just' a snapshot in our interdependent system of Gaia and her abilities to gain/regain global homeostasis.


    Love to All! Especially those brothers and sisters who are singing out so boldly in my neighborhood tonight. Blessed Be!


    [Screenshot from http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/]
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