The Hive

Ocean of Posts, Travel Adventures

One of my recently discovered favorite spots in London: The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew; London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage site offering unique landscapes. It’s their mission to be the global resource for plant and fungal knowledge, building an understanding of…


A Popular Perch

Ocean of Posts, Photography

Birds gather on a rock formation—a popular attraction for both seabirds and people—at Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz, California. Photographer Laurence Norah writes that it’s “a wonderful place to get the sunset … A long exposure added a…


Plain View

Carpe Diem, Ocean of Posts, Photography

A lone red-colored tree stands amid a sea of lush greenery in Sri Lanka’s Horton Plains. Martin Bisof captured this image “from the train during our journey from Kandy to Haputale,” he writes. Horton Plains is located in Sri Lanka’s…


Stand Tall and Proud

Ocean of Posts, Quotes

We should all be more like a tree. Be confident, be proud of who we are, stand tall. Stand Tall and Proud Go out on a limb Remember your roots Drink plenty of water Be content with your natural beauty…


Work Together

Ocean of Posts

“Early morning in the field,” writes photographer Malgorzata Walkowska, and apparently the farmer in the background isn’t the only one who rose early to tend to his work: A hardworking spider has been busy spinning an intricate web on plants…