Category Archives: Nature

River Trail Nature Center

Alexa woke us up with a bang. I have to rephrase that as she did wake us up but her sounds are such that it is much more pleasant than a regular alarm. I hit the floor running. That is … Continue reading

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Volunteers!

The volunteers I am talking about are of the plant variety. ‘Volunteers,’ if I have the term down correctly, are the plants that end up in your garden in places that you may not have intended for them. I have … Continue reading

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Trees and their mess!

Don’t get me wrong, I love trees, I fell in love with the house I am in because of the trees. We have a honey locust and silver maple in the front and a honey locust in back. They provide … Continue reading

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Al fresco

I love that term, ‘al fresco,’ and frankly I cannot think of a better way of saying what it means. Breakfast on Wednesday was al fresco. It was almost too warm, the humidity was high, and when I went back … Continue reading

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Shoveling!

Everyone tells me that there were not two inches of snow yesterday. I shoveled twice, basically using the new ‘pusher’ snow shovel my son advised me to procure. The first time it was pretty labor-intensive and I ended up in … Continue reading

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