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Snake vs. Frog: An Epic Battle

Early this fall, my husband and I were hiking at our local conservation area, when I noticed something dramatic happening on the path. Usually, when you see a garter snake, it is only for a moment, as it slithers quickly … Continue reading

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The Risks and Rewards of Sharing Hobbies with Children

One of the joys of parenthood is when you realize you can start inflicting your hobbies on your children. So you do. Then, one of the great disappointments of parenthood can be when you realize that children have the ability … Continue reading

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Sing a song of sixpence…

… a pocket full of rye. Four and twenty blackbirds, flying in the sky! Yesterday, my son and I stopped to have a snack at our nearby conservation area. I feel really fortunate to be able to take pictures like … Continue reading

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Our Family Tree (No genealogy. I promise.)

Everyone needs special places. There are places that make you feel at home (like, hopefully, your home). There are places that excite you and places that calm you. There are places that fascinate you and places that bring back fond … Continue reading

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Nature Camp

I put my son in nature camp. The first day was a wee bit damp.   On a bus they packed them all, and drove them to a church’s hall.   Missing all the irony, they sat them down to … Continue reading

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