On the River

On the River

By Chelsea Jondreau A week or so ago, I found myself in a life jacket, holding a paddle for the first time in two years. It felt long overdue. I was by myself, so I was in a kayak. Honestly, I personally prefer a kayak over a canoe whether I am with others or alone....
Leave the Leaves by Sarah Hatfield

Leave the Leaves by Sarah Hatfield

The treetops are fiery. The ground is starting to glow with the golds, browns, and tans of autumn. Goldenrod is waning and the hickories and beeches are taking their turn adding that particular hue to the landscape. As all of this color starts a riot in the forests,...
Community by Sarah Hatfield

Community by Sarah Hatfield

On Monday, the weather was gorgeous though odd for December. I was not unhappy though, as I had visitors from England and the warm day provided an opportunity to spontaneously ramble through the woods. Visiting with my oldest childhood friend provided highlights at...
The Butterfly Effect by Hannah Gilmore

The Butterfly Effect by Hannah Gilmore

As a kid, there was nothing more exhilarating than walking down the dirt road adjacent to my aunt and uncle’s house, hunting for monarch caterpillars under the warm August sun. I would walk hand in hand with my mother as she pulled my brother along behind in a red...