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Full Speed Ahead

When not in the kitchen baking with Kezzie, or stuck in the computer’s photo booth with this young man, we have been off on mini-adventures to familiar places with our Up North family who came for a visit. 155 more words

Family And Friends

Story - The Daily Post

For this week’s challenge, do some visual storytelling with your photography. As always, I’m excited to see what you all share.

Blueberry picking

Teaching children about the natural world should be treated as one of the most important events of their lives. 219 more words

Guide To Awakening Your Inner Self - Begin Your Creative Journey Today

Resolutions have never been a thing I’ve really believed in.  The problem is that they’re too easy to break and the result is I finally 

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Early Literacy

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


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


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