It’s hard to get excited about what is happening in our little pocket prairie this spring. All around us, trees are leafed out and spring flowers are blooming profusely, while our prairie appears to remain barren. But if you look closely, you’ll see tiny plants popping up, and the grasses
These are quiet days in Cincinnati Friends’ little “pocket prairie.” The planning and preparations have been made, the bed was created and the grasses were planted. (Select the Category “Meeting Matters” at the right to find previous posts about our quest for More Insects.) On December 18, the ad hoc
Much work has happened since my plea of a few months ago – More Insects…Please! Much of that work took the form of talking, planning, researching and decision making. The most important decision was to purchase “pocket prairies” from the Cincinnati Nature Center. Co-leader of the initiative Vicki Culler explained,
The older folks among us may remember taking vacations in the car when we were kids. Every time dad stopped for gas, he had to clean the bugs off the windshield. When was the last time you had to clean large numbers of bugs off your windshield? Insect populations on
In 2008, one of our former ministers, Dan Kasztelan, wrote a booklet entitled Living with the Body of Christ: A Field Guide to Quaker Process. To share this valuable information about how Friends make decisions during monthly meeting, sections of this booklet are being posted via the online Traveling Friend.