Embrace Nature's Patterns
The sweetness of life! While on a walk in my neighborhood, this hummingbird allowed me to share in just over a *full minute* of nectar enjoyment! (I enjoyed watching him/her sipping and flitting!) An approaching dog, walking its human, startled our feathered friend, or perhaps it would have lasted longer. Now it’ll last forever!
Flrysh Eco-Talk Show - Gardening as Activism
June 26, 2019 - Malayna welcomes guests Kitty Connolly, Executive Director from the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants, and Erin Riley of Hope Gardens Landscaping to talk about how your choices for your own garden can be activism, as well as supporting organizations that help create sustainable change in our local landscape. Film recommendation: SEED, The Untold Story. Music recommendations: "Planting Seeds" by Daniel Nahmod and "Seeds of Love" by Tears for Fears.
Flrysh Eco-Talk Show - Eco-footprints, Wine and Nature Tours
This February 19, 2020 episode begins with 5 ways to be carbon-neutral and reduce our ecological footprint -- it's a great overview for being eco-friendly! And then we talk about how to celebrate nature with our guest, Riley Rhodes, of Malibu Wine and Nature Tours (malibuwineandnature.com)! Taking a tour with Riley is just one the field trips mentioned this episode! The other is with Atlas Obscura, to tour the Japanese Gardens and Water Reclamation center, cleverly called a "Sci-Fi Sewage Sanctuary Tour". Learn more at Flrysh.net! The Cosmic Eye video showed near the end can be viewed at Cosmic Eye can be viewed at https://youtu.be/8Are9dDbW24
Flrysh Eco-Talk Show - Moon Magic Halloween Episode
Oct 24, 2019 - With a focus on the Moon, Malayna welcomes musical guests The Blood Moon Howlers to sing their original bluesy tunes "Werewolf" and "Chocolate Jesus" and their cover of "Come Together". She also chats with Renee, a Kitchen Witch who shares about creating Magic in every day life and honoring nature, and a piece by artist Jenny Hahn is featured, "Shanti Luna", along with video of her process painting technique and philosophy.