Life and Times of Monarchs by Jeff Tome

Life and Times of Monarchs by Jeff Tome

Monarchs often fly like they have no idea what they are doing. They flutter up and down and move along in a quirky, unpredictable zig zag pattern, much like an untended toddler in the store. Their erratic flying makes them look drunk, but keeps them mostly safe from...
Water Plants by Katie Finch

Water Plants by Katie Finch

I recently stayed at a friend’s cabin perched just above a small lake in an area that defines “the middle of nowhere”. Much of the weekend centered around water activities – swimming, kayaking, fishing, and more. And...
Something to See by Chelsea Jandreau

Something to See by Chelsea Jandreau

Recently, I was talking to a friend and we ended up discussing the art museum she was visiting that weekend with another friend who had a membership there. Somewhere in this conversation she brought up a metaphor of sorts that was equally odd and fascinating. She made...
Woodchucks by Sarah Hatfield

Woodchucks by Sarah Hatfield

I used to live in Ohio, in a converted chicken coop. Yes, really, a chicken coop. Outside there was a huge Mulberry tree. I would climb up and gather the mulberries for muffins, salads, and snacks. One day, as I started to shimmy up the tree, a loud whistle startled...