Friday, April 3, 2009

Earthly Events & Parental Love

-- Quote of the Day --

"As long as the Earth can make a spring every year, I can. As long as the Earth can flower and produce nurturing fruit, I can, because I'm the Earth. I won't give up until the Earth gives up." ~ Alice Walker

-- Eco-Events --

* Register by April 8th for The TENTH Annual San Diego Regional School Garden and Nutrition Conference, "Gardening with Class",will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2009 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The conference is geared toward teachers and administrators who have or would like to start a school garden program. Workshops will cover a wide variety of topics, all with strong connections to educational teaching standards. Teachers will also have the option to tour a nearby school garden as one of their workshop options. Attendees receive a continental breakfast, lunch, educational resources, door prizes, ...MORE INFO: http://www.rcdsandi /schoolgardens. html

*April 5-8: 36th National Demolition Association Convention - Location: Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort; Lake Buena Vista, Florida

* National Wildlife Week - April 5-11 -National Wildlife Week is the Canadian Wildlife Federation's flagship program. It is a time to celebrate Canada's natural heritage and play and active role in conservation. Visit for more information.

Religious holidays range from Palm Sunday (April 5), Passover (April 9-16) & Good Friday (April 10).

* Jack Miner's B-day - April 10 - Jack Miner is a celebrated Canadian environmental hero - one of the founders of Canada's Conservation Movement.

-- Authors Read Radio --

Sheila Aron was inspired to write a children's book for those who missed hearing and feeling the words “I love you” as a child and as parents, do not know how to say them to their own children. Sheila donates copies of this book to Houston (Texas, USA) organizations including Harris County Children’s Protective Service, ESCAPE, Family Resource Center,and Child-Builders. Today on Authors Read radio Sheila shares a unique presentation of her book - I’m Glad I’m me, Weaving the Thread of Love from Generation to Generation - illustrated by Charlotte Arnold.

To hear today's featured author simply click on the hyper-linked show title here - or look to the right for a link to the Authors Read show.

Find Dave & Lillian Brummet, excerpts from their books, information about their radio shows & free resources & articles at

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