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Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudatus) by Allan Hopkins
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The classic photogenic ‘safari bird’. Tarangire National Park, Tanzania, East Africa.

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Corey Cott, Geoff Packard, Joe Carroll, Brandon J. Ellis, James Nathan Hopkins, Joey Pero, and Laura Osnes perform Right This Way at Broadway in Bryant Park, 10th August 2017

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Cuban Treefrog (Osteopilus septentrionalis) by Allan Hopkins
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This frog had taken up residence in my bathroom toilet bowl. I managed to catch and release it, only to find it back at home next day! Cabo San Antonio, Guanahacabibes National Park, Pinar del Rio, Cuba.

Congaree Fall 2017 14 – Congaree National Park, Hopkins, South Carolina, November 7, 2017

Love is grounded in recognition.
It is an empathetic connection
born of compassion
and nurtured to life by the realization
that we are one
in a Thou Art That kind of way.
We recognize ourselves in the other,
and recognize the other in ourselves.
And that recognition is made apparent
in laughter and tears.
Love is expressed primarily
not sexually,
but in heartfelt tears and laughter.