Roving Robin Report – First Week of June

 

robin on branch chirping Opinions - photo by Scott LiddellBirdy Diamond here, your Roving Robin Reporter.

I have been tasked by the lovely Sarah to flutter around the web and bring back news of some of the neat & nifty things we birds (& the occasional bloke) are doing, so we don’t miss anything. (Or at least a lot less than we otherwise might.)

Starters

Some of these are new, some are old friends – all help you make a difference with a simple click of your mouse.

  • From “The Daily Tail” comes news of this generous offer: from now until July 4th, Explore.org will donate a companion or service dog to a (U.S.) war veteran for every 5000 ‘likes’ on its “Dog Bless you” Facebook page. Details found here.
  • The Freekibble family of sites helps donate food to shelters. Click to answer a trivia Q – right or wrong, you help feed animals in need. Follow them on Twitter (@freekibble) and they will donate another meal.
  • The GreaterGood Network is a rediscovery for me. I used to click regularly back in the early 2000s, when they were just starting out. I was amazed to see how much they have grown over the years. Click once daily at each of their sites to help a variety of causes:

 

Take Action

  • Michele Théberge. asks “Giving Up Too Soon?“, a piece on Art and Process on Stacey Curnow’s “Midwife for Your Life”.

 

Take a Break

Beauty Break

  • My friend FaeNathara is doing some bird watching too! Tho’ hers is with a camera and decidedly less murderous in intent. :> This momma dove and chick are just so photogenic!!!

Quote Break

  • @SeanPlatt – Only follow if it’s Klingon RT @demianfarnworth: What’s the protocol when someone who speaks another language [YOU DON'T SPEAK] follows you?
  • @RumpyDog – Why do I want to pay to see an acrobatic act? I watch the best acrobats in the world every morning on my walk. Them squirrels are amazing!

Writing Break

  • If you want to do some watching of a different sort, you might want to consider joining in the fun over at “Postcrossing”, the postcard exchange site. (Thnx to @courtcat for the lead! :>)
  • The latest introspective writing challenge? #Trust30 from “The Domino Project”. Use quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson to go inside and explore the notions around trusting yourself.

 

Take Care of You

  • Jenny Blake of ‘Life After College’ talks about the value of acting “as if” on the blog ‘revolution.is’.
  • Havi of ‘The Fluent Self’ talks about the value of going “Widdershins”.

 

Flying Away

  • There’s more out there of course.
  • There’s always more.

But for now, I must away, to search out new goodies & delights for next time.

If you have anything you’d like me to include in upcoming editions, please let me know in the comments section or on Twitter @EncouragingBird or the hashtag #rovingrobin.

If you have questions or comments on things you’ve seen here or that you’d like to see in upcoming editions, let me know those too. Again, comments or @EncouragingBird are good methods of contact.

Until next time!
Chirp, chirp! :>

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Birdy Diamond
Birdy Diamond, JourneyBird Bard and Paranormal Diva over at WonderLand Publishing House, is shaking her bells at the outmoded systems and thought-patterns that keep people in Stuck, Yuck, and 101-ville. She helps people fly into their Fabulous Futures by providing tools such as stories, songs, jewelry, tips + techniques from the pan-paranormal world, and wondrous writings and oracular-style decks co-created with her business partners, Nathara of CrowSong and Mike Diamond. :>O<:
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