10 Quotes for Summer Solstice

10 Quotes for Summer Solstice

10 Quotes for Summer Solstice Summer Solstice. The longest day of the year is at hand. Taken literally, solstice means that the sun stands still. But like naturalist Hal Borland said, “There is no standing still in any season. The earth turns, and the year...
Bird Brains – Anting Antics Activity

Bird Brains – Anting Antics Activity

Bird behaviors can be curious and fascinating when we take the time to watch and observe them. One of the stranger behaviors our feathered friends get up to is called “Anting.” Basically, anting occurs when a bird rubs ants on themselves. Pretty...
Bird Brains – Geese Lessons

Bird Brains – Geese Lessons

Lately, the nights have been loud with katydids and I’ve been grabbing a sweatshirt for my morning walks. Fall is definitely in the air. The geese flocks in our nearby ponds are getting restless, somehow sensing the southward journey. As the days become shorter,...
Mom’s Day Out – The Mount

Mom’s Day Out – The Mount

“…the Mount was to give me country cares and joys, long happy rides and drives through the wooded lanes of that loveliest region, the companionship of a few dear friends, and the freedom from the trivial obligations which was necessary if I was to go on...