Monarchs in Trouble

Monarchs in Trouble

By Jeff Tome It is not really news that Monarch butterflies are in trouble. Their numbers have been dropping steadily for the last twenty or more years. Last week, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature put the Monarch on their red list of species that...
Through a Butterflies’ Eyes

Through a Butterflies’ Eyes

By Jeff Tome Shoes and I have a complicated relationship. I love them in the cold months when they protect me from the cold ground and snow, but cannot wait to be barefoot in the summertime. Shoes are the first thing that come off when I come home in the afternoon and...
Entrance to the Underground

Entrance to the Underground

By Chelsea Jandreau You come across a small hole in the ground. It’s two inches or so wide and has obviously been dug by some sort of animal. What made that hole? If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard “It’s a snake hole!” I would be, well, not rich, but I would...
The Sun

The Sun

By Katie Finch Fairytale author, Hans Christian Andersen wrote, “The whole world is a series of miracles, but we’re so used to them that we call them everyday things”. In a park on a summer day, I looked at the ordinary things around me and tried to think about at...