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Livermore Locals Fight To Save Centuries-Old Oak Tree

LIVERMORE (KPIX) — Long before Sunset Park in Livermore was created, a Valley Oak stood at the location where the park would eventually be located. In fact, at 300 years, the tree was here before the United States was created. 234 more words


Week 6 - Robin

I wanted to do something creative this week. This is a crystal ball placed on a branch of an oak tree in my backyard. I waited for the afternoon sun to shine its light through the trees. 19 more words


"The Grange" Hosts History Groups of the Nelson Region

On a still, sunny autumn day in March, members of the Nelson Region’s history groups met at “The Grange”,

just outside Motueka, built 170 years ago for… 346 more words

Programme For The Year

Between rain showers

I don’t know about you, but I always struggle the first few weeks after we “spring forward” into Daylight Saving Time. A few days ago, I managed to get out of bed at an earlier-than-usual hour, though it took until the sun was up for me to make it out of the house with the dog. 317 more words

Flourishing Tree

Rolling a Mat, Montessori Style

To most people five months isn’t a very long time. To me, it’s enough. In 2016, I worked with children ages 3 to 6 years old in a private school that specialized in Montessori education. 170 more words


Rubber Band Names

The students’ bedazzled their square nail boards in an impromptu craft lesson on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.

Using rubber bands supplied in their “I Love Math” tool box, they were able to spell their names all on their own! 109 more words


The Great Old Oak Tree

The Great Old Oak Tree was kind,
Towards her feathery tenants that could fly,
Furry tenants that could hide,
Two legged-tenants that under her shed, would confide. 71 more words