Monthly Archives: January 2011

Reading Nature’s Barometers

  Miner with canary Before sophisticated sniffing devices were introduced in mines canaries were commonly taken into mines. The canary being a tiny bird with a high metabolism would very quickly show the effects of any noxious fumes in a … Continue reading

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Breath of Life

Nature is such a great teacher and reminder to us of great things. Recently, while sitting in the backyard my wife and I happened to notice something about some bumblebees we’d never seen before. It was a cool morning. The … Continue reading

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