Parenting Fail: The Trail of Keeping a Garden

For a while this spring, I thought I was super woman. Here’s what happened when this single mom thought she had enough time and energy to maintain a garden. Continue reading

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Tulip and Katydid go to Girl Scout Camp

My name was Katydid for a while this weekend. Sandra was Tulip. We were inspired by a katydid on the leaf of a tulip tree that we saw at Girl Scout camp. Then, following tradition, we took them on as our identities for the 24 hours we were there, which allowed me to forgot about my worries and the usual, mundane responsibilities I always have to hold onto and just have fun. Continue reading

Nature Walks: Lake Ontario

“So come get ready, don’t delay! We’re on a nature tail today.” ~Maurice Pledger, fromĀ In the Forest Last Sunday we made a trip up to Lake Ontario to a place I worked as a Dune Steward the summer of ’04. … Continue reading