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Nature and families and the nature of a family

In all of my writings about the life-enriching link between nature and human well-being, I have never talked about the bearing this link has on the quality of family life. 1,222 more words



Something I thought was impossible before I tried it.

I have always imagined that a stroller would be more practical, because then the baby will have her own little cosy tent while the rain drummed against the shield outside. 233 more words



I have not posted here in forever, and I really apologise for yet again abandoning this blog. Though I am back with more inspiration than ever, and I am ready to tell you about my recent adventures with my little girl. 272 more words


Take a Child Outside Week- A great Minnesota Autumn Idea!!

As a child, one has that magical capacity to move among the many eras of the earth; to see the land as an animal does; to experience the sky from the perspective of a flower or a bee; to feel the earth quiver and breathe beneath us; to know a hundred different smells of mud and listen unselfconsciously to the soughing of the trees.~ … 462 more words

Things To Do In Minnesota

A Place to Stand. A Place to Grow.

This is home:

This is my landscape. (No, I don’t live in the woods unfortunately. This is actually a five minute drive away). It’s right on the edge of the Carolinian forest zone of Southern Ontario. 578 more words


I have not written here for a while due to parenthood duties and the fact that my muse seemed to have disappeared in august. But I am finally back, and I cannot wait to share my life with you guys. 138 more words



Standing in our open kitchen doorway this morning, waiting for coffee to brew, I watched a turkey vulture sweep silently over the barn, wings outstretched, so near I saw its feathertips fluttering in the air currents. 196 more words