The distinctive call of the heron marked the beginning of time in the ancient Egyptian creation myth; heron ("lu") is a homonym for "path" in Chinese; the heron is known as a messenger of Athena, the goddess of wisdom in ancient Greece, and it is the symbol of everything beautiful and rare in the Maori culture. Hunted to the brink of extinction for its elegant plumage, the Great Egret was the inspiration for the Audubon Society http://birds.audubon.org/species/greegr
Here is one waiting to spear some breakfast in our pond on Monday morning.
This new kiosk will help to unify the entrances and makes the main kiosk on the south side make sense. It will give us more room for materials, notices- and a spot to stand out of the rain! We likely will transplant some of the agaves at the end of the bed closest to the kiosk.