Tag Archives: sense of place

A Place to Stand. A Place to Grow.

This is home: This is my landscape. (No, I don’t live in the woods unfortunately. This is actually a five minute drive away). It’s right on the edge of the Carolinian forest zone of Southern Ontario. I’ve gotten to know … Continue reading

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A Question for YOU!

Hi Readers, Over the past year and a half of writing this blog, I have shared many of my favourite places. Like this one. And this one. And also this one. I’d love to hear about some of yours, particularly … Continue reading

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Bad things come in big packages: The real costs of Costco

“Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.” – Edward Abbey I am going to write something somewhat off topic here. It has little directly to do with children and nature, and everything to do … 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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Special Places

Special Places Cathy McAllister My favourite photo features my son (at the age of two) crouching and intently searching for fairies in a bed of sphagnum moss. The reason I love this photo is partly because of the way the … Continue reading

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