This month’s list of thought-food, with a focus on the feminine, the soulful, the green, the winged, the feathered, the furred. Again, thank you so very much, dear Karla, for sharing! —SK
P. S. If you’re from Colorado Springs and would like Karla’s full newsletter that includes local events, you can write her at karlaann45 @ gmail.com.
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“Delicious Autumn ! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking successive Autumns.” —Marian Evans ( pen name George Eliot )
Why eat sweet potatoes instead of white potatoes? They’re anti-inflammatory, have two times the fiber and calcium, & 1300 times the Vitamin A . . . naturally tastier, no need to add sugar! Whip them together with white potatoes for a beautiful peachy color!
How about . . .TEN GOOD NEWS stories in a minute!
Exquisite Acapella: The Finnish group Rajaton singing Butterfly.
Supercool livestreams of critters!!!
Turkeys (apropos for the season) & vampire bats in sanctuaries, gators & spoonbills, a grey owl nest, pandas eating bamboo, a tropical reef . . .
Let’s count the VICTORIES this last month! These are fights no one thought were winnable!
1. A u-turn on Brazil’s corrupt president’s plan to destroy a swath of Amazon forest the size of Denmark.
2. A court order stopping Donald Trump from destroying internet privacy.
3. A UN investigation into the atrocities in Yemen despite vicious Saudi Arabian opposition.
4. A major government review of climate-change denier Rupert Murdoch’s bid to dominate UK media.
The Gift of Courage IS Contagious! As the allegations against Harvey Weinstein reminded us last month, when one woman speaks up titans can fall. This truth extends to battling all our plagues! When we all speak up together: We have the power to change the world. Gretchen Carlson, former FOX news anchor who sued her boss, talks about her new book, Be Fierce.
There is much to be thankful for every single day.
Sending love to all of you!—Karla and Sandra
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