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Backyard Nature Connection

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“Teaching children about the natural world should be treated as one of the most important events in their lives.” #ThomasBerry

#kalemamá #natureconnection

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La Señora Araña 🕷 

Misumena vatia, pequeña araña amarilla, escondida en el Eneldo. Como cambia mi perspectiva cuando me detengo a observar. ¿Haz salido al jardín hoy? Aprovecha de este refrescante clima de invierno tropical y lleva la familia a sembrar.

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“Incy Wincy araña,

tejió su telaraña.

Vino la lluvia,

y se la llevó.
Salió el sol,

se secó la lluvia.

Y Incy Wincy araña,

otra vez subió”

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A Change in the Routine 


2nd night of blackout here…a change in the routine…

a reason to disconnect,

a reason to start a conversation,

a reason to get out in the community,

a reason to be outside in the garden,

a reason to cool off in the ocean,

a reason to look at the stars (and be lucky enough to see a shooting star and a lightning bug – cucubano),

a reason to plant a bigger garden and think about capturing sun and water and leaning on each other to make our lives more secure, more connected, more meaningful.

#kalemamá #huertourbano #cosmos #arcoiris #permaculture #permacultura #puertoricoblackout

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“Cooking” with Found Nature Items 

Kale Mamá explorando parques de Puerto Rico.

Followed my little guy around chasing lizards

And

“Cooked” tacos out of leaves, rocks and flowers with a friends’ 4.5 year old.

When I sat down on the bench and showed him the leaf with some smaller leaves in it and asked if he wanted to try the taco I made,

he looked at me for a second-trying to read the situation-

and then immediately started collecting unique leaves and rocks to add to the taco, he said “pimiento, salsita…”

#natureconnection #conexionconlanaturaleza #getoutside #wildandfreechildren

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Amor en Los Frijoles

Observar e interactuar el primer principio de la permacultura.

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Al observar la naturaleza es importante tomar en cuenta distintas perspectivas , para tener un mejor entendimiento de que ocurre con los distintos elementos del sistema.

Cuando digo sistema, me refiero al organismo vivo que es la naturaleza y la permacultura . Como dice jarabe de palo , “de según como se mire, todo depende” 🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼

Ósea que nosotros, sin darnos cuenta le sumamos ó restamos valor a las cosas que observamos. Esto, es importante reconocerlo y darse cuenta que en la naturaleza no hay malos ni buenos… Solo hay cosas diferentes 🙌🏽😜

#coccinelidae #ladybug #amor en los #frijoles #kalemamá #naturaleza #coneccionconlanaturaleza #phaseolusvulgaris

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Urban Farming Summer

What a joy it has been to collaborate during the summer with La Potería. A local creative workshop space where children and adults can relax and get in the mood to create.