Goldenrod Yellow by Jeff Tome

Goldenrod Yellow by Jeff Tome

The first splashes of fall color don’t come from the trees. They come from the flowers. Local fields are full of yellows, purples, and whites as fall flowers bloom in full force. Some look at these fields as full of weeds, but I look out on a field of goldenrod and...
Losing the Trail by Chelsea Jandreau

Losing the Trail by Chelsea Jandreau

If you have never felt lost in the woods, the first time you look up and realize that you are not one hundred percent certain you know how to get back on track can be unnerving. Honestly, even if you have felt lost in the woods, however temporarily, it is still...
Apples by Sarah Hatfield

Apples by Sarah Hatfield

Wandering around, fruitlessly looking for elderberries that the birds had missed (I don’t really know what I was thinking other than I wanted an excuse to take a walk…), we started surveying the apple trees. There weren’t, of course, any elderberries. Many of the...
Caterpillars by Katie Finch

Caterpillars by Katie Finch

If there was any doubt about the diversity of life on Earth, one just need look at caterpillars. The variety of colors, shapes, and pattern of different species is astounding. It is estimated that east of the Mississippi, there are approximately 5,000 different...
A Summer Light Show by Chelsea Jandreau

A Summer Light Show by Chelsea Jandreau

Summer nights are full of little lights. Look up on a clear night and see a sky full of stars and the constellations humans have created from them. The Big Dipper and Cassiopeia never leave us, but by August, we have sent Orion well on his way and can look up to see...