At Home by Katie Finch

At Home by Katie Finch

I’ve found entertainment in my yard in the past few weeks. I’ve been watching Black-capped Chickadees nesting in a dead tree. The tree they chose is a large Sugar Maple, whose top fell over in a storm seven years ago. The top has been cut and burned in the campfire or...
Life in a Blanket by Jeff Tome

Life in a Blanket by Jeff Tome

Imagine living your life curled up in a blanket surrounded by the dim glow of sun filtering in and the dark black of night for most of your existence. That is how I imagine the life of a giant silk moth to be. There are several kinds of silk moths that live around...
Giants in the Sky by Chelsea Jandreau

Giants in the Sky by Chelsea Jandreau

As we roll into summer, the temperature and humidity are also rapidly increasing. Hot, humid days bring an increase in outdoor activities, but they also bring on a weather phenomenon that lights up the sky in streaks and makes itself known with loud booming in the...
Warblers by Sarah Hatfield

Warblers by Sarah Hatfield

I worked in Ohio for a few years in between my starter life and my current life. The facility was a nature center and they had an educational farm attached. When I think back on chapters in my life that dramatically impacted others, that was a particularly formative...
Old Friends by Katie Finch

Old Friends by Katie Finch

Springtime is like a reunion with longtime friends. Friends that have you haven’t seen in awhile. But when you meet up again it brings joy to see their faces, hear their voices. It doesn’t matter how much time has passed. You can pick up where you left off. These...