Category Archives: rachel carson

EVENT: Healthy Oregon Kids/A Sense of Wonder, May 8th

Via: May 8, Tuesday, 7 – 9 p.m. (doors open at 6:30) Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital Office Bldg. 1040 NW 22nd Ave., first floor auditorium, Portland Free screening of the documentary film A Sense Of Wonder, a one-woman play about Rachel Carson … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: lasting pleasures

A thought: The lasting pleasures of contact with the natural world are not reserved for scientists but are available to anyone who will place him[/her]self under the influence of earth, sea and sky and their amazing life. – Rachel Carson, … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: how a naturalist is created

A thought: Why do I tell you this little boy’s story of medusas, rays, and sea monsters, nearly sixty years after the fact? Because it illustrates, I think, how a naturalist is created. A child comes to the edge of … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: companionship

A thought: If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: sense of wonder

A thought: We have let Roger share our enjoyment of things people ordinarily deny children because they are inconvenient, interfering with bedtime, or involving wet clothing that has to be changed or mud that has to be cleaned off the … Continue reading

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