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Virginia Water Radio
Episode 633 (8-1-22): Two Great Waterbirds

Virginia Water Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022


CLICK HERE to listen to episode audio (3:58).Sections below are the following: Transcript of Audio Audio Notes and Acknowledgments ImagesExtra Information Sources Related Water Radio Episodes For Virginia Teachers (Relevant SOLs, etc.). Unless otherwise noted, all Web addresses mentioned were functional as of 8-1-22. TRANSCRIPT OF AUDIO From the Cumberland Gap to the Atlantic Ocean, this is Virginia Water Radio for the weeks of August 1 and August 8, 2022.  This is a revised repeat of an episode from August 2015. SOUNDS – ~4 sec – call from Great Egret then from Great Blue Heron. In this episode, we feature two mystery sounds, and a guest voice, to explore two striking birds—striking in looks, and striking in how they hunt.  Have a listen for about 30 seconds, and see if you can guess these two long-necked, long-legged wading birds. SOUNDS AND GUEST VOICE – ~30 sec – Voice: “At once he stirs and steps into the water, wading with imperial self-possession on his three-pronged, dragonish feet.  The water could not tremble less at the passage of his stilt legs as he stalks his dinner.  His neck arches like the bending of a lithe bow, one of a piece with the snapping arrow of his beak.” If you guessed, egret or heron, you're right!  The first call was from a Great Egret and the second from a Great Blue Heron.  The guest voice was Alyson Quinn, reading part of her “Lesson from an Egret,” inspired by a September 2007 visit to the Potomac River.  The word “egret” derives from an old German word for “heron,” a fitting origin for the many similarities between these two big birds.  The Great Egret and the Great Blue Heron are the two largest of 12 North American species of herons, egrets, and bitterns.  The Great Egret is strikingly white, while the Great Blue has only a partially white head over a bluish-gray body.  But a white subspecies of the Great Blue, called the Great White Heron, occurs in Florida.  Great Egrets and Great Blues both typically feed in shallow water, taking fish, amphibians, and other prey by waiting and watching quietly, then quickly striking with their long, sharp beaks.  The two species also share a history of having been widely hunted for their long plumes in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; the impact on their populations helped lead to nationwide bird-conservation efforts and organizations. Distinctive looks, behavior, and history make these two “Greats” a memorable and meaningful sight along Virginia's rivers, ponds, marshes, and other areas.  Thanks to Lang Elliott for permission to use this week's sounds, from the Stokes Field Guide to Bird Songs, and thanks to Alyson Quinn for permission to share her “Lesson from an Egret,” which gets this episode closing words. GUEST VOICE – ~18 sec – “I want to be more like the egret, with the patience to be still without exhaustion, to never mind the idle currents or be dazzled by the glamour of light on water; but, knowing the good thing I wait for, to coil my hope in constant readiness, and to act in brave certitude when it comes.” SHIP'S BELL Virginia Water Radio is produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center, part of Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment.  For more Virginia water sounds, music, or information, visit us online at virginiawaterradio.org, or call the Water Center at (540) 231-5624.  Thanks to Ben Cosgrove for his version of “Shenandoah” to open and close this episode.  In Blacksburg, I'm Alan Raflo, thanking you for listening, and wishing you health, wisdom, and good water. AUDIO NOTES AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This Virginia Water Radio episode revises and replaces Episode 277, 8-10-15. The sounds of the Great Egret and the Great Blue Heron were taken from the Stokes Field Guide to Bird Songs-Eastern Region CD set, by Lang Elliott with Donald and Lillian Stokes (Time Warner Audio Books, copyright 1997), used with permission of Lang Elliott, whose work is available online at the “Music of Nature” Web site, http://www.musicofnature.org/. Excerpts of “Lesson from an Egret” are courtesy of Alyson Quinn, from her blog “Winterpast” (September 21, 2007, post), available online at http://www.winterispast.blogspot.com/, used with permission.  Ms. Quinn made the recording after a visit to Algonkian Regional Park, located in Sterling, Va. (Loudoun County), part of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority.  More information about the park is available online at https://www.novaparks.com/parks/algonkian-regional-park. Click here if you'd like to hear the full version (2 min./22 sec.) of the “Shenandoah” arrangement/performance by Ben Cosgrove that opens and closes this episode.  More information about Mr. Cosgrove is available online at http://www.bencosgrove.com. IMAGES (Except as otherwise noted, photographs are by Virginia Water Radio.) Upper two images: Great Egret along the New River near Parrott, Va. (Pulaski County); photos by Robert Abraham, used with permission.  Third image: Great Blue Heron in a marsh at Wachapreague, Va. (Accomack County), October 5, 2007.  Bottom image: Great Blue Heron in a stormwater pond on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, July 28, 2015. EXTRA INFORMATION ABOUT GREAT EGRETS AND GREAT BLUE HERONS The following information is excerpted from the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (formerly Department of Game and Inland Fisheries), “Fish and Wildlife Information Service”: Great Egret “Life History” entry, online at https://services.dwr.virginia.gov/fwis/booklet.html?&bova=040032&Menu=_.Taxonomy&version=19202; and Great Blue Heron “Life History” entry, online at https://services.dwr.virginia.gov/fwis/booklet.html?&bova=040027&Menu=_.Taxonomy&version=19202. Great Egret Physical Description“Large, heavy, white heron with yellow-orange bill, black legs, long, slender neck, and long plumes extending beyond tail….” Behavior“Male selects territory that is used for hostile and sexual displays, copulation and nesting.  Adjacent feeding areas vigorously defended, both sexes defend.  …Migration occurs in fall and early spring along coast; winters further south than Virginia. …Foraging: alone in open situations; prefers fresh or brackish waters, openings in swamps, along streams or ponds; wader: stalks prey; known to participate in the 'leap-frog' feeding when initiated by cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis).  Prey are taken in shallow waters; prey usually includes insects, fish, frogs (adults and tadpoles), small birds, snakes, crayfish, and many others.  Nesting: in trees or thickets, 3-90 ft. above water in willows, holly, red cedar, cypress, and bayberry on dry ground in marshes.” Population Comments“Dangerously near extermination in early part of [20th] century due to plume hunting; population comeback hampered by loss of habitat, exposure to DDT and other toxic chemicals and metals. …[Predators include] crows and vultures….” Great Blue Heron Physical Description“Large grayish heron with yellowish bill, white on head, cinnamon on neck, and black legs,” Behavior“Territoriality: known to have feeding territory in non-breeding seasons, defended against members of same species.  Range: breeds from central Canada to northern Central America and winters from middle United States throughout Central America; in Virginia, is a permanent resident of the Coastal Plain. …Foraging: stands motionless in shallow water waiting on prey; occasionally fishes on the wing along watercourses, meadows and fields far from water.  They also take frogs, snakes, insects, and other aquatic animals.  Nesting: predominately in tall cedar and pine swamps, but may also be found on the ground, rock ledges, and sea cliffs; nests on platform of sticks, generally in colonies….” Aquatic/Terrestrial Associations“Salt or fresh shallow waters of lakes, ponds, marshes, streams, bays, oceans, tidal flats, and sandbars; feeds in surf, wet meadows, pastures, and dry fields.” SOURCES Used for Audio Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, “All About Birds,” online at http://www.allaboutbirds.org. Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, “Birds of the World,” online at https://birdsoftheworld.org/bow/home  (subscription required). Alice Jane Lippson and Robert L. Lippson, Life in the Chesapeake Bay, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2006. Merriam-Webster  Dictionary:“Egret,” online at https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/egret;“Heron,” online at https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heron. National Audubon Society, “History of Audubon and Science-based Bird Conservation,” online at http://www.audubon.org/content/history-audubon-and-waterbird-conservation. Oxford Dictionaries/Oxford University Press:“Egret,” online at http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/egret;“Heron,” online at http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/heron. Chandler S. Robbins et al., A Guide to Field Identification of Birds of North America, St. Martin's Press, New York, 2001. Stan Tekiela, Birds of Virginia Field Guide, Adventure Publications, Inc., Cambridge, Minn., 2002. Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (formerly Department of Game and Inland Fisheries), “Fish and Wildlife Information Service,” online at https://services.dwr.virginia.gov/fwis/:Great Blue Heron entry, online at https://services.dwr.virginia.gov/fwis/booklet.html?&bova=040027&Menu=_.Taxonomy&version=19202;Great Egret entry, online at https://services.dwr.virginia.gov/fwis/booklet.html?&bova=040032&Menu=_.Taxonomy&version=19202;“List of Native and Naturalized Fauna in Virginia, August 2020,” online (as a PDF) at https://dwr.virginia.gov/wp-content/uploads/virginia-native-naturalized-species.pdf.The Waterbird Society, online at https://waterbirds.org/. Joel C. Welty, The Life of Birds, W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, Penn., 1975. For More Information about Birds in Virginia and Elsewhere Chesapeake Bay Program, “Birds,” online at https://www.chesapeakebay.net/discover/field-guide/all/birds/all. Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, “Merlin Photo ID.”  The application for mobile devices allows users to submit a bird photograph to get identification of the bird. Information is available online at http://merlin.allaboutbirds.org/. Cornell University Lab of Ornithology and the Audubon Society, “eBird,” online at https://ebird.org/home.  Here you can find locations of species observations made by contributors, and you can sign up to contribute your own observations. University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, “Animal Diversity Web,” online at https://animaldiversity.org. Virginia Society of Ornithology, online at http://www.virginiabirds.org/.  The Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study, conservation, and enjoyment of birds in the Commonwealth. Xeno-canto Foundation, online at http://www.xeno-canto.org/.  This site provides bird songs from around the world.  RELATED VIRGINIA WATER RADIO EPISODES All Water Radio episodes are listed by category at the Index link above (http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/p/index.html).  See particularly the “Birds” subject category. Following are links to some other episodes on birds in the family of herons, egrets, night-herons, and bitterns.Episode 118, 7-9-12 – Summertime sampler of birds, including Great Blue Heron. Episode 127, 9-10-12 – Green Heron. Episode 235, 10-13-14 – Black-crowned Night Heron.Episode 381, 8-14-17 – Midnight sounds near water, including Great Blue Heron.Episode 430, 7-23-18 – Marsh birds in Virginia, including Great Blue Heron and Least Bittern.Episode 478, 6-24-19 – Little Blue Heron.Episode 603, 11-15-21 – Fall bird migration, including Green Heron and Snowy Egret. FOR VIRGINIA TEACHERS – RELATED STANDARDS OF LEARNING (SOLs) AND OTHER INFORMATION Following are some Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs) that may be supported by this episode's audio/transcript, sources, or other information included in this post.2020 Music SOLs SOLs at various grade levels that call for “examining the relationship of music to the other fine arts and other fields of knowledge.” 2018 Science SOLs Grades K-4: Living Systems and Processes1.5 – Animals, including humans, have basic life needs that allow them to survive. 2.5 – Living things are part of a system. 3.4 – Adaptations allow organisms to satisfy life needs and respond to the environment. 3.5 – Aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems support a diversity of organisms. 4.2 – Plants and animals have structures that distinguish them from one another and play vital roles in their ability to survive. 4.3 – Organisms, including humans, interact with one another and with the nonliving components in the ecosystem. Grades K-5: Earth ResourcesK.11 – Humans use resources.1.8 – Natural resources can be used responsibly.3.8 – Natural events and humans influence ecosystems.4.8 – Virginia has important natural resources.

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Little Known Facts with Ilana Levine
Episode 305 - Neil Pepe

Little Known Facts with Ilana Levine

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 49:11


Neil Pepe is an acclaimed director and has been the Artistic Director of Atlantic Theater Company since 1992. Neil has been a master teacher at the Atlantic Acting School at New York University Tisch School of the Arts and an associate adjunct professor of directing at Columbia University Graduate Film Division. He has been a guest at The O'Neill Playwrights Conference as well as the American Theatre Wing. Neil holds an Honorary Doctorate as well as a BA from Kenyon College in Ohio. He has served on the Board of ART/NY as well as the Selection Committee for Harold and Mimi Steinberg Playwriting Award as well as the Pew Charitable Trust in Philadelphia.  As a director, Neil's Broadway credits include David Mamet;s American Buffalo, Doug Wright, Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green's musical Hands on a Hardbody, the acclaimed revival of David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow, as well as Mamet's A Life in the Theatre. At the Atlantic, Neil has most recently directed John Guare's 3 Kinds of Exile, Moira Buffini's Dying For It, Jez Butterworth's Parlour Song, Mojo and The Night Heron. Other Off-Broadway and Regional credits include: Ethan Coen's Happy Hour, Offices and Almost an Evening; Harold Pinter's Celebration and The Room; Adam Rapp's Dreams of Flying, Dreams of Falling; David Mamet's American Buffalo (Donmar Warehouse, Atlantic); Romance, Keep Your Pantheon/School (Center Theatre Group, Atlantic); Zinnie Harris' Further than the Furthest Thing (Manhattan Theater Club); Jessica Goldberg's Refuge (Playwrights Horizons); Frank Gilroy's The Subject Was Roses with Martin Sheen (CTG) and Eric Bogosian's Red Angel (Williamstown Theater Festival). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Willamette Week Podcast
Episode 77: "Best New Bands" (Kingsley)

Willamette Week Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 20:28


On this episode of the Dive and after a particularly rough newsday, Brianna presses pause on the feed in favor of an all-Portland mixtape.  Because despite our dystopian reality, art is what brings us together, lifts us up and reminds us of our shared humanity.  So maybe close out your news feed,  put your feet up for a few minutes, and let's listen to ten local musicians who are changing Portland's musical landscape.We'll also chat with Kingsley, our songstress cover model, about the inspiration behind her recent album, Crying on Holidays, as we listen to a few of her all time favorite tracks.  Check out each of our featured artists on Soudcloud:Sean Battles https://soundcloud.com/sean-battles/over-itGlitterfox https://soundcloud.com/glitterfox/factoryKingsley https://soundcloud.com/user-434080660/sets/crying-on-holidaysThe Macks https://soundcloud.com/the-macks/sets/rabbitNight Heron https://soundcloud.com/nightheronmusicPool Boys  https://soundcloud.com/user-202957978-568831888/millennial-morse-code-1?fbclid=IwAR1nuNIspYPvRf8du9R8uIDRRszr6rcVWPaobHGyFZkRCMAMQlaJX2Hz1SgAmulets  https://soundcloud.com/amulets/feigning-nightM A N E https://soundcloud.com/maneismusic/sets/leo-lib-bull-epLo Steele https://soundcloud.com/losteele/trust-my-loveDim Wit https://soundcloud.com/dimwitband/sets/pop-cla666

The Bookshop Podcast
Melodie Edwards, Host of The Modern West Podcast & Co-Owner of Night Heron Books & Coffeehouse

The Bookshop Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 28:11


In this episode, I'm chatting with Melodie Edwards, host of The Modern West podcast, about how locals are being outpriced in the Wyoming real estate market, the evolving identity of the American West, and fun things to do if you find yourself in Laramie, Wyoming.Melodie Edwards is the recipient of the Public Radio News Director award for her investigation of the reservation housing crisis, several regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, and two Hopwood Awards for fiction and nonfiction. She hosts the Edward R. Murrow Award-winning and Peabody-nominated podcast The Modern West and co-owns Night Heron Books and Coffeehouse with her husband in Laramie, WY. Night Heron Books & CoffeehouseThe Modern West PodcastThe Lesser Known History of African-American Cowboys, The Smithsonian MagazineKiss The GroundEvan Graham Arango Talks about Regenerative Farming on The Bookshop PodcastAkorena & the League of Crows, Melodie EdwardsSupport the show

Talking Dirty
Part Two: Holboellias, Fuchsias & More Fab Foliage with Crûg Farm Plants

Talking Dirty

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 41:34


Talking Dirty favourites Bleddyn and Sue Wynn-Jones of Crûg Farm Plants return to the podcast with an awe-inspiring array of plants to Show and Tell. After a first instalment packed with Rodgersias, Illiciums and Polygonatums, the pair regale us with yet more gorgeous plants and tips on how to grow them. PLANT LIST Lindera triloba Lindera obtusiloba Hylomecon japonica Hylomecon hylomeconoides Asarum Saruma henryi Aristolochia manshuriensis Thalictrum filamentosum Thalictrum tuberosum Thalictrum delavayi var. decorum Thalictrum omeiense Berberis amurensis v. latifolia Sorbus ulleungensis Dystaenia takisimana Ligularia japonica 'Rising Sun' Disporum longistylum Disporum longistylum 'Night Heron' Disporum longistylum 'Green Giant' Polygonatum zanlanscianense Polygonatum multiflorum Polygonatum multiflorum 'Betberg'  Fuchsia boliviensis v. luxurians Fuchsia 'Silver Lining' Neolitsea sericea Viburnum awabuki  Euonymus clivicola Engelhardia spicata Albizia julibrissin Schefflera macrophylla Rubus pectinellus var. trilobus Impatiens omeiana 'Ice Storm' Streptopus amplexicaulis Begonia baviensis Fuchsia cordata Fuchsia splendens Artistes ecklonii  Holboellia brachyandra Holboellia latifolia Akebia quinata Libertia chilensis Holboellia latifolia subsp. chartacea dark flowered

The Poem. The ParSHA. The Podcast.
Bechukotai - Rebuke “Night Heron Maybe”

The Poem. The ParSHA. The Podcast.

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 18:46


Thunder would follow me all my days, stern reminder and sharp rebuke.

BirdNote
Morning on the Bayou

BirdNote

Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 1:46


Cypress trees draped with Spanish moss rise from still, dark water. A Barred Owl hoots mightily as an alligator slithers by. It's morning on the bayou. Bayous are found in much of the Southeast from Arkansas to Alabama, across flat land that drains into the Mississippi River. A bayou's luxuriant wetness supports lush growth of trees and shrubs. These in turn offer secluded nesting for a broad range of birds, including the Anhinga, the Yellow-throated Warbler, and this Yellow-crowned Night-Heron. Learn more at BirdNote.org.

Stories From Women Who Walk
60 Seconds for Motivate Your Monday: Take the First Steps to Wide Open Road

Stories From Women Who Walk

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 2:06


Hello to you, Erlinda, listening in San Clemente, California! Coming to you from Whidbey Island, Washington this is 60 Seconds for Motivate Your Monday.Long ago in one of the worst times of my life - no marriage, no mother, no job - I was assigned a Prayer Protector. This was a first for me, and I was a first for Erlinda.  In the beginning we shared coffee and conversation; but soon she decided we needed to run. I hate running. And so we ran.  I didn't know that Erlinda was an avid runner and part mountain goat. When she took off on a hill I couldn't catch her; but that wasn't the point. The running was all about getting me to put one foot in front of the other, and keep moving; something I didn't feel like doing. In time, that first mile became a half marathon. In time, I found a way back to myself.Practical tip: Oftentimes the move we need to make looks scary, daunting, painful. What I learned is this: take those first steps anyway. The ones in front of you. Get them over with. Now you have open road. Follow that!60 Seconds is your daily dose of hope, imagination, wisdom, stories, practical tips, and general riffing on this and that. This is the place to thrive together. Come for the stories - stay for the magic. Speaking of magic, I hope you'll subscribe, follow, share a nice shout out on your social media or podcast channel of choice, including Android, and join us next time! You're invited to stop by the website and subscribe to stay current with Diane, her journeys, her guests, as well as creativity, imagination, walking, stories, camaraderie, and so much more: Quarter Moon Story ArtsStories From Women Who Walk Production TeamPodcaster: Diane F Wyzga & Quarter Moon Story ArtsMusic: Mer's Waltz from Crossing the Waters by Steve Schuch & Night Heron MusicAll content and image © 2019 - Present: for credit & attribution Quarter Moon Story Arts 

BirdNote
Black-crowned Night-Heron

BirdNote

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 1:44


Black-crowned Night-Herons feed primarily on fish, but they will consume everything from earthworms to clams to eggs of nesting birds and refuse at landfills! Because they are high on the food chain, found throughout much of the world, and nest in colonies, Black-crowned Night-Herons can tell us a lot about the health of our environment. Learn more at BirdNote.org.

Stories From Women Who Walk
60 Seconds for Thoughts on Thursday: Declaring Our Intentions When We're Ready for a Change

Stories From Women Who Walk

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 2:07


Hello to you listening in Rochester, New York!Coming to you from Whidbey Island, Washington this is 60 Seconds, your daily dose of hope, imagination, wisdom, stories, practical tips, and general riffing on this and that.Maybe like me you're feeling restless, ready for a change: of place, of partner, of project, or something else. How to begin? Start with a few questions that open a dialogue between you and yourself. How have you been showing up in this life? What is no longer working? What do you fear about making a change? What do you really, truly desire? If you say “Yes!” to this desire what are you saying “No” to? And, are you ready to let go of that which you say no longer serves you?Once you have clarity about what you want to change take time to declare to the Eternal Loving Presence that you are ready for a change. With clear intention ask for help. Like most things in life, timing and location create the circumstances and opportunities for the change you wish to create.Practical Tip: Stay open, receptive, and steadfast in your declaration; you will receive the benefits of your own actions.This is the place to thrive together. Come for the stories - stay for the magic. Speaking of magic, I hope you'll subscribe, follow, share a nice shout out on your social media or podcast channel of choice, including Android, and join us next time! You're invited to stop by the website and subscribe to stay current with Diane, her journeys, her guests, as well as creativity, imagination, walking, stories, camaraderie, and so much more: Quarter Moon Story ArtsProduction Team: Quarter Moon Story ArtsMusic: Mer's Waltz from Crossing the Waters by Steve Schuch & Night Heron MusicAll content and image © 2019 - Present: for credit & attribution Quarter Moon Story Arts

Stories From Women Who Walk
60 Seconds for Wednesdays on Whidbey: A Technique for Producing Ideas

Stories From Women Who Walk

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 2:07


Hello to you listening in Warwick, Rhode Island!Coming to you from Whidbey Island, Washington this is 60 Seconds, your daily dose of hope, imagination, wisdom, stories, practical tips, and general riffing on this and that.Like me I bet you recognize that it takes imagination and experience to produce the *right* idea. Some days I could really use a “problem-solving content collaborator” until I realize I am one, but still need help to guide myself out of confusion to the right idea. My solution: a 5-part technique I borrowed from James Webb Young.1. Gather all the raw materials for your immediate problem and from your storehouse of lived experience2. Work all the materials over in your mind3. Invite your imagination, dream world, and subconscious mind to begin synthesizing what you gathered and worked over4. When the idea appears embrace it with a resounding “Ah Ha! - I've got it!”5. Shape and develop the idea to your practical outcome  Question: What unexpectedly brilliant idea and practical  outcome did you produce?This is the place to thrive together. Come for the stories - stay for the magic. Speaking of magic, I hope you'll subscribe, follow, share a nice shout out on your social media or podcast channel of choice, including Android, and join us next time! You're invited to stop by the website and subscribe to stay current with Diane, her journeys, her guests, as well as creativity, imagination, walking, stories, camaraderie, and so much more: Quarter Moon Story ArtsProduction Team: Quarter Moon Story ArtsMusic: Mer's Waltz from Crossing the Waters by Steve Schuch & Night Heron MusicAll content and image © 2019 - Present: for credit & attribution Quarter Moon Story Arts

Stories From Women Who Walk
60 Seconds for Time Out Tuesday: Caring for Our Negative Feelings, Thoughts and Habits

Stories From Women Who Walk

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 2:07


Hello to you listening in Traverse City, Michigan!Coming to you from Whidbey Island, Washington this is 60 Seconds, your daily dose of hope, imagination, wisdom, stories, practical tips, and general riffing on this and that.Maybe like me you experience negative feelings and emotions. Borrowing from my beloved Plum Village here are 3 ways to care for and transform our negative feelings, thoughts and habits when they arise.1. Slowly sip your tea (or coffee), breathe, stop your thoughts. Thoughts are just words; words - in this case - have no weight. Practice observing your thoughts without judgment letting them come and go like clouds in the sky.2. Practice self compassion by recognizing that you are doing the best you can with what you have under the given circumstances. Treat your feelings with kindness. Know that you are transforming your vulnerabilities with understanding.3. Find some corners of the room to clean, no matter how small. Cleaning corners is like cleaning our dark spaces. Cleaning gives us the feeling that we are doing something useful on the outside and the inside. This is the place to thrive together. Come for the stories - stay for the magic. Speaking of magic, I hope you'll subscribe, follow, share a nice shout out on your social media or podcast channel of choice, including Android, and join us next time! You're invited to stop by the website and subscribe to stay current with Diane, her journeys, her guests, as well as creativity, imagination, walking, stories, camaraderie, and so much more: Quarter Moon Story ArtsProduction Team: Quarter Moon Story ArtsMusic: Mer's Waltz from Crossing the Waters by Steve Schuch & Night Heron MusicAll content and image © 2019 - Present: for credit & attribution Quarter Moon Story Arts 

Stories From Women Who Walk
60 Seconds for Motivate Your Monday: How Does the World Change for the Good?

Stories From Women Who Walk

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 1:55


Hello to you listening in Ann Arbor, Michigan!Coming to you from Whidbey Island, Washington this is 60 Seconds, your daily dose of hope, imagination, wisdom, stories, practical tips, and general riffing on this and that.Question: How does the world change for the good? Imagine this:Long long ago and far far away there lived a very old woman who wanted to change the world to a more beautiful place. She invited everyone she knew to join her but they were too busy, too skeptical, too uncertain, too distracted, too satisfied with the way the world was.What was the old woman to do? She began adding beauty in all the ways she could imagine. Little by little the people took notice that colors were brighter, sounds more joyful, faces friendlier, opportunities more welcoming, Nature more inviting. One by one the people asked to join her. They brought music, dancing, food, stories, and community; in this way they created more beauty, a change for the good.      Question: What will you bring to change the world for the good?This is the place to thrive together. Come for the stories - stay for the magic. Speaking of magic, I hope you'll subscribe, follow, share a nice shout out on your social media or podcast channel of choice, including Android, and join us next time! You're invited to stop by the website and subscribe to stay current with Diane, her journeys, her guests, as well as creativity, imagination, walking, stories, camaraderie, and so much more: Quarter Moon Story ArtsProduction Team: Quarter Moon Story ArtsMusic: Mer's Waltz from Crossing the Waters by Steve Schuch & Night Heron MusicAll content and image © 2019 - Present: for credit & attribution Quarter Moon Story Arts 

Stories From Women Who Walk
60 Seconds to Motivate Your Monday: Stan the Walking Man Magic and Success in Consistency!

Stories From Women Who Walk

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 2:14


Hello to you listening in Chicago, Illinois! Coming to you from Whidbey Island, Washington this is 60 Seconds, your daily dose of hope, imagination, wisdom, stories, practical tips, and general riffing on this and that.I'd seen him walking the early morning road, an older gentleman wearing a white tee shirt stretched over a bit of a paunch and tucked into belted farmer-style dungarees, baseball cap pulled down snug over his forehead, chin to chest walking steadily and deliberately to a tune only he could hear.The other day I was walking the same early morning road and there he was. I waved “Hello!" as we do here, I'm Diane, how ya doin? Fine, he replied; I'm Stan. I've seen you walking this road; how far do you like to go? Oh, 10 miles up and back! 10 miles! Every day? No, just 2 days a week; but I've been doing it - for 20 years - rain or shine.” And off he went walking steadily, deliberately.10 miles a day, 2 days a week, for 20 years, rain or shine.My Canadian friend and colleague Charlene Norman says, “There is magic and success in consistency.” Imagine that!This is the place to thrive together. Come for the stories - stay for the magic. Speaking of magic, I hope you'll subscribe, follow, share a nice shout out on your social media or podcast channel of choice, including Android, and join us next time! You're invited to stop by the website and subscribe to stay current with Diane, her journeys, her guests, as well as creativity, imagination, walking, stories, camaraderie, and so much more: Quarter Moon Story ArtsProduction Team: Quarter Moon Story ArtsMusic: Mer's Waltz from Crossing the Waters by Steve Schuch & Night Heron MusicAll content and image © 2019 - Present: for credit & attribution Quarter Moon Story Arts

Honest Jams Podcast
Episode #48- "archive deep dive" with Cameron Spies (Night Heron, Literal Gold Records, Radiation City)

Honest Jams Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 89:37


Chicago Children's Theatre
The Night Heron

Chicago Children's Theatre

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 42:54


Created by Shawn Pfautsch and Jessica Ridenour With performances by Shawn Pfautsch, Jessica Ridenour, Journei Gavin, and Dana Omar Season announcing by Anthony Lombard The Night Heron is an audio walking tour of Horner Park. To learn more and view the walking map, visit chicagochildrenstheatre.org/event/the-night-heron/ The Night Heron is brought to you by Night Out In The Parks. Night Out in the Parks brings hundreds of diverse and unique cultural events to Chicago's neighborhood parks throughout the year. Learn more at chicagoparkdistrict.com/night-out-in-the-parks

Talking Dirty
Talking Dirty (Ben Preston - Head Gardener at York Gate, Episode 44)

Talking Dirty

Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 53:48


From bubblegum scent to the 'eleven-month-a-year' plant, this week's instalment of The Talking Dirty Podcast is full of surprises and must-haves for the garden. And it's no surprise as the ever-inspiring Ben Preston of #yorkgate is the guest this week. Despite his young years, he's already making a stir in the horticultural world with his vast plant knowledge and exciting gardening endeavours at York Gate, where he's Head Gardener. This week he's sharing some of their successes (and failures!) with Alan Gray and Thordis, plus the ideas he's picked up from visits to The Laskett Gardens and Stonehouse Cottage. All that alongside eye-catching Aroids, a succession of Primulas and some seriously charismatic Corydalis. PLANT LIST Uvularia grandiflora Smyrnium perfoliatum Ornithogalum umbellatum Dicentra spectabilis Fritillaria acmopetala  Papaver cambricum, synonym Meconopsis cambrica Tulip 'Doll's Minuet'    Fritillaria persica   Primula pulverulenta   Primula secundiflora Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson' Primula florindae Primula beesiana Primula bulleyana Primula sieboldii Primula muscarioides Primula bellidifolia Salvia leucantha Salvia confertiflora Corydalis 'Korn's Purple' Geranium pyrenaicum 'Bill Wallis' Lunaria annua Corydalis flexuosa 'Golden Panda' Corydalis 'Wildside Blue' Corydalis solida 'Purple Bird' Hacquetia epipactis 'Thor' Paris quadrifolia Calamagrostis 'Overdam' Phlox paniculata 'Mount Fuji' Cenolophium denudatum Erigeron annuus Miscanthus Sinensis 'Cosmopolitan'  Pinellia cordata   Pinellia pedatisecta   Arisaema sp. Sauromatum Stapelia sp. Amorphophallus konjac Rhododendron luteum Fothergilla major Polygonatum hybridum 'Betberg'  Disporum longistylum 'Night Heron' Meconopsis horridula

Nature Walks and Bible Talks
Yellow-crowned Night Heron and Working Together

Nature Walks and Bible Talks

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 4:27


Look to these efficient and cooperative birds for a lesson on working together. Music: Summer Days by Roa https://soundcloud.com/roa_music1031 Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: http://bit.ly/-summer-days Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/3wiksi3J_KI

Stuttzcast
The Yellow Crowned Night Heron Episode

Stuttzcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 61:42


John and Rooney sight a pair of rare night herons, get buzzed by ospreys, review a very special 1923 travel book, ponder retirement, goof off a dinner invitation, and more.

NatureNotes with Rudy Mancke
Black-Crowned Night Heron

NatureNotes with Rudy Mancke

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 1:00


A listener has an unusual, daylight sighting of a bird usually seen only a dusk or after nightfall.

As the Pen Turns
Episode 8: A Night Heron in his Natural Habitat (No, this is not an episode about birds....)

As the Pen Turns

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2021 98:04


In this episode we have an outstanding chat with Jason Worlsey, proprietor of Night Heron Leather. Jason provides high quality, Texas made leather pen sleeves, wallets, journal covers, and a number of other items.Check out Jason's Products - https://nightheronleather.com/

'Voices of a Flyway' Podcast
'Voices of a Flyway' Soundscapes: An Evening in a Gulf Coast Marsh

'Voices of a Flyway' Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 36:37


This evening chorus was recorded at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, LA on April 8, 2019 using a Sound Devices MixPre6 digital audio recorder and two Sennheiser MKH20 omnidirectional microphones placed in a homemade binaural housing. Some of the bird species you might be able to hear include: Least Bittern, Red-winged Blackbird, Green Heron, Blue-winged Teal, Green-winged Teal, Black-necked Stilt?, Common Gallinule, Gadwall, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, Swamp Sparrow, Sora, Virginia Rail, Great-tailed Grackle, Great Horned Owl, Marsh Wren?, Tree Swallow, Yellow-crowned Night-Heron. Wear headphones for the best listening experience. Enjoy! This recording was made while working on the 'Voices of a Flyway' project. Recordings were made under permits issued by the refuge and for the purpose of science and education.

Homebrewed
Victorian Live Music Package & Falls Festival's $7m Settlement | Music News

Homebrewed

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2020 10:50


The Victorian government has announced $13 million in funding for the recovery of the state's live music industry, as it looks to rebuild when coronavirus-related lockdowns are eased. Over 100 live venues in Victoria – including Northcote Social Club, The Grace Darling, Castlemaine's Theatre Royal, The Corner Hotel, The Night Heron and many more – will share in a total of $9 million worth of grants as part of the Victorian Live Music Venues program's first phase. Meanwhile, the four-year legal saga that proceeded the tragic stampede at Falls Festival's 2016 Lorne Leg has finally wrapped up, with the Victorian Supreme Court approving a multi-million dollar settlement for those injured. As the ABC reports, 77 victims of the crowd crush will share in a $7 million cash settlement, after launching a class action lawsuit against the festival in 2017. The stampede incident at Falls Festival 2016/2017 occurred on Friday, 30th December. Thanks for listening! Be sure to subscribe for more content. Like Homebrewed on Facebook Follow Homebrewed on Instagram Check out Homebrewed Selects on Spotify Catch up on everything Homebrewed Homebrewed is a radio program and podcast dedicated to supporting the Australian Music Industry. Cameron Smith and Eamonn Snow have been presenting Homebrewed since November 2017 and have received excellence awards and the admiration of local bands for their presentation of Homebrewed and their continued support of the Australian music scene. This podcast is designed so you can enjoy conversations with musicians, industry representatives and music media personalities.

HERE IS WHERE WE MEET
HWWM 09 / How can we see each other at the Lake?

HERE IS WHERE WE MEET

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2019 50:00


We wander through the big crowds at the annual Dragon Boat races held annually at the Lake, musician and recent Bay Area transplant from Sweden Johan Ericson who was singing and strumming his guitar lakeside one afternoon, and Oaklander and East Bay bicycle advocate Ginger Jui who was sketching a Black-crowned Night Heron one evening.

More Than A Whelan
Paul Mitchell

More Than A Whelan

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2019 45:20


So good to have novelist, poet and performer Paul Mitchell in the Castaway Studios for a chat. Paul's short fiction collection, Dodging the Bull (Wakefield Press) was published in 2007 and was part of the 2008 The Age State Library Summer Read. He has also published three collections of poetry, Minorphysics (IP, 2003), Awake Despite the Hour (Five Islands Press, 2007) and Standard Variation (Walleah Press, 2014). And his novel We Are Family was published in 2016. I start the show performing a very old piece of mine from 1995 called Coughing Up Ink, originally published in Verandah. Paul and I have a chat about My Coffin Lid, My Shield, a recorded collaboration with Simon Mason and his upcoming performance of this album on August 4th at the Night Heron. I finish the show by performing a poem inspired by the creative prompt 'the sound of animals snoring' by Annie Molenaar. Thank you Annie for the prompt! Annie Molenaar is also behind the brand new magazine from Unholy Matrimony callled UM, in which I have a new piece of writing. Out now!

Jaw-Jaw
Peter Mattis on the Intentions of the Chinese Communist Party

Jaw-Jaw

Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2019 45:42


What threat does a revisionist China pose to the United States and democratically minded states around the world? Where should we look to find out the intentions of the Chinese Communist Party? If left unchecked, will China export its illiberal form of government? These and other questions are explored in this week’s episode of Jaw-Jaw. For a full transcript of this interview, click here.    Biographies  Peter Mattis is a Research Fellow in China Studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and a contributing editor at War on the Rocks. He was a Fellow in the China Program at The Jamestown Foundation, where he also served as editor of the foundation’s China Brief, a biweekly electronic journal on greater China, from 2011 to 2013. He previously worked as an analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency for four years. Prior to entering government service, Mr. Mattis worked as a research associate at the National Bureau of Asian Research in its Strategic Asia and Northeast Asian Studies programs, providing research assistance and editing support.   Brad Carson is a professor at the University of Virginia, where he teaches in the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001-2005 and was Undersecretary of the Army and acting Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel & Readiness in the Obama administration. He welcomes comments at brad.carson@warontherocks.com.   Links Elizabeth Economy, The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State, (Oxford University Press, 2018) Jonathan Ward, China's Vision of Victory, (Atlas Publishing and Media Company, 2019) Adam Brookes, The Night Heron, (Redhook, 2014) Adam Brookes, Spy Games, (Redhook, 2015) Adam Brookes, The Spy's Daughter, (Sphere, 2017)   Music and Production by Tre Hester

Spoken Word
Spoken Word - Jocelyn Deane

Spoken Word

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2019


George O'Hara presents a live recording of Jocelyn Deane at The Night Heron, Footscray.Jocelyn was born in London and now lives in Melbourne. They have been published in Voiceworks, Australian Poetry, Seizure, and were shortlisted for the 2015 Marsden and Hachette prize for poetry.

Queering The Air
Invasion day solidarity, Yi-Lynn and Queer Lunar New Year party

Queering The Air

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2019


Iris, Yi-Lynn and Xen Nhà chat about Invasion Day and solidarity. The rally was hosted by the Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance (WAR) in Melbourne on January the 26th calling to Abolish Australia Day. Sign the petition for justice for Tanya Day. Check out www.invasionday.org for more info from WAR.Following, Yi-Lynn chats about her music, writing and and plays The Search Continues live in the studio. Bandcamp, Facebook.Finally, Xen Nhà talks about the launch of a Queer Lunar New Year zine with a party by Red Pocket Press on February 16th, at the Night Heron.

Spoken Word
Spoken Word - (Jeltje Fanoy and Paul Skec)

Spoken Word

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2019


Jeltje Fanoy and Paul Skec live at the Night Heron

Spoken Word
Felix Nobis LIVE @ The Night Heron

Spoken Word

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2018


Felix Nobis LIVE @ The Night Heron

More Than A Whelan
Angela Meyer

More Than A Whelan

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2018 52:07


Sean is joined by literary blogger, publisher and writer Angela Meyer. Angela is the author of the newly released novel Superior Spectre. Jeff is dying. Haunted by memories and grappling with the shame of his desires, he runs away to remote Scotland with a piece of experimental tech that allows him to enter the mind of someone in the past. Instructed to only use it three times, Jeff – self-indulgent, isolated and deteriorating – ignores this advice. A Superior Spectre is a highly accomplished debut novel about our capacity for curiosity, and our dangerous entitlement to it, and reminds us the scariest ghosts aren’t those that go bump in the night, but those that are born and create a place for themselves in the human soul. Sean opens up the show with a poem called I AM. Angela tells us about her transition from book lover to book writer and becoming a publisher somewhere in-between. We hear about Angela's adventures in flash fiction that lead to a collection called Captives being published and then Angela tells us about her brand new novel Superior Spectre and reads a short chapter from the book to give you a little taster. Angela reads a brand new work written just for More Than A Whelan based on the prompt winter weakening supplied by George Dunford. Thank you George! Sean reads a poem called Deja You, Deja Me, Deja Day. Based on an image posted by Mileta Rien on the More Than A Whelan Facebook page. Go to our MTAW Instagram page to see the image. Sean also reads a poem called So You Think You Can Die based on the prompt The Afterworld, The Underworld and Other Worlds written especially for his appearance at the Night Heron readings. Recorded by Derek Myers at [Castaway Studios][8], Collingwood, Australia. insta: [@castaway_studios][9] [8]: http://castawaystudios.com.au [9]: https://www.instagram.com/castaway_studios/

What's Eric Eating
Episode 44 - Austin Chef Adam Brick and James Brown of Barton Springs Mill

What's Eric Eating

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2018 56:00


On today's episode of What's Eric Eating CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler is joined by Tyler Horne of Urban Harvest. Eric and Tyler go through some of the latest news from Houston's restaurant and bar scene including the 4 big names headed to downtown's newest food fall Finn Hall, the disappointment Houston chef's shared with the James Beard Foundation's announcement of finalists, the changes coming for Honeymoon Cafe & Bar, the crawfish app, and much more! In the Restaurants of the Week section Eric and Tyler discuss Buff Burger, Night Heron, and Topo Truck. In the Guest of the Week portion of the podcast Eric's doing things a little different this week. Eric is joined by Austin Chef Adam Brick and James Brown of Barton Springs Mill to discuss the impact of the mill bringing high quality flour and grain to restaurants. They dive deep into the impact of the mill not just in the Austin food scene but in other areas of the state as well.

What's Eric Eating
Episode 40 - David Keck and Felipe Riccio of Goodnight Charlie's

What's Eric Eating

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2018 53:25


This week on What's Eric Eating, CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler is joined by L'Olivier owner Mary Clarkson. Eric and Mary go through some of the latest news emerging from the Houston restaurant and bar scene including the announcement of several local chefs and restaurants being named semifinalists for certain 2018 James Beard Awards, Texas Monthly's 2018 best new restaurants list, Shake Shack opening a 3rd location, Rodeo Houston's best bites competition, and more! Then Eric and Mary discuss Night Heron in the Restaurants of the Week portion.  This week's Guest of the Week features David Keck and Felipe Riccio of Goodnight Charlie's in Montrose.  The guys speak with Eric on how the idea for Goodnight Charlie's came about, the beverage program, how the first 7-8 weeks have been, plans for Goodnight Charlie's moving forward, other projects in the works, and much more!

What's Eric Eating
Episode 39 - Leslie Nguyen and John Reed of Bosscat Kitchen & Libations

What's Eric Eating

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2018 56:47


This week on What's Eric Eating it's a first as Eric hosting riding solo this week. Eric goes through the latest news from the Houston restaurant and bar scene. Then in this week's Restaurants of the Week section Eric shines a spotlight on Night Heron and Coral Sword.  In the Guest of the Week portion of the podcast business partners Leslie Nguyen and John Reed of Bosscat Kitchen & Libations stop by. Eric, Leslie, and John discuss what brought them to Houston from California, the process of getting to know the Houston market, how the 1st year has gone, the menu evolving, opening their new concept BCK, and much more!

The No Proscenium Podcast
Episode 130 - Ida Benedetto

The No Proscenium Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2017 68:27


Ida Benedetto is the author of Patterns of Transformation: Designing Sex, Death and Survival in the 21st Century. That work came about thanks to years of practice as an experience designer, including being part of the legendary Night Heron speakeasy brain trust. She joins NoPro NYC curator Kathryn Yu to discuss her approach to experience design. This is one we've been waiting for.

Sinica Podcast
The China-Africa relationship, a decade after its blossoming

Sinica Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2017 57:23


Lina Benabdallah is an assistant professor of political science at Wake Forest University in North Carolina who recently completed a Ph.D. focusing on South-South cooperation. Much of her research was on the ties between China and countries in Africa. She sat down with Kaiser and Jeremy for a live podcast at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to discuss the state of China-Africa relations and how they have evolved over the past several years. At the 2006 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing, international media and many in academia became fixated on a striking new phenomenon: an unprecedented uptick in ties in economics, migration, and diplomacy between China and many African countries. Since then, discussion of the Africa-China relationship has been generally locked in a dichotomy between those who believe China is “colonizing” Africa in some significant way, and those who believe pure intentions and great benefits are directed to and from both sides. It’s much more complicated than that, so Jeremy and Kaiser asked Lina to talk about issues such as the perception of Chinese investment projects on the African continent, China’s involvement in security in Africa, model farms projects, media cooperation, racism, and more. Recommendations: Jeremy: The 99% Invisible podcast, which focuses on a range of stories related to design, specifically its recent episode on Ponte City, a high-rise apartment building in Jeremy’s hometown of Johannesburg. At the time the tower was built, South Africa was a highly segregated society, and the building became one of the first places in Johannesburg where different races could rub shoulders. Lina: Guangzhou Dream Factory, a documentary made by Christiane Badgley and Erica Marcus. It documents the lives of African entrepreneurs in Guangzhou, China, in a highly realistic way — sharing stories of opportunity, success, and challenges, including racism. Kaiser: Read Lina’s review of Guangzhou Dream Factory, published on the blog Africa Is a Country. Also check out the novels of Adam Brooks, a former BBC correspondent in China who quit his job and started writing spy fiction based in China. Kaiser recommends his book Night Heron.