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The Nature of Freedom

Nature has always been a big part of my life. Even though I grew up in the city, I used to spend most of my summers at my grandparents’. 636 more words

Children And Nature

Children Of The Woodlands

A few weeks back, my mother-in-law brought news of her delight to learn that a great-granddaughter wanted to spend a few days here this summer. Most of FD and my families live in various states across the US. 998 more words


Get your kids to eat healthy food in one easy step!!

The tomatoes have arrived!   

So, for a few weeks anyway, no more preparing snacks. I can happily send out my two little offspring to pluck away and fill their cheeks. 374 more words

The Winds of Change

The Winds of Change

The Winds of change are blowing

They are blowing for you; they are blowing for me.

What would you like to see? 274 more words

The waterfall of Waterfall Road & other treasures

Longtime envirohistory NZ followers might remember how my husband and I stumbled upon the international phenomenon of geocaching entirely by accident (see Hidden treasure at Otaki Gorge… 119 more words


Soccer Moms, Step Aside!

If you haven’t heard of EO Wilson, here is a man who is easy to admire. He specializes in ants—in fact, he’s the leading expert on ants—but he shares his own devoted fascination and stewardship generously with the world at large, promoting the… 438 more words


Nature Notes

Eels in the Classroom

If, like me, you can remember the Nature Table at school, you may lament its perceived loss: much is said about how removed children are now from Nature. 407 more words