“Roar and Slither; Squawk and Coo; Things are happening at the Zoo!” (Author Unknown)
“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.” (Diane Ackerman)
Freedom’s natal day is here.
Fire the guns and shout for freedom,
See the flag above unfurled!
Hail the stars and stripes forever,
Dearest flag in all the world.
~Florence A. Jones
“Look at our farmers markets today, bursting with heritage breeds and heirloom varieties, foods that were once abundant when we were an agricultural nation, but that we have lost touch with. Bringing all these back helps us connect to our roots, our communities and helps us feed America the proper way.” (Jose Andres)
“You are a great champion. When you ran, the ground shook, the sky opened and mere mortals parted; parted the way to victory, where you’ll meet me in The Winner’s Circle, and I’ll place a basket of flowers on your back.” (John Gatins Ritch)