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Let It Snow

On several of my fall field trips out at the GSL Shorelands Preserve, we saw Woollybear Caterpillars with wide red-orange stripes around their bodies.  This is supposed to mean that there will be a long, cold winter.  Well, those caterpillars may know something:  this past weekend we were hit with a huge snowstorm.  I was… Continue reading Let It Snow

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Thanks

Yesterday one of those rare events occurred that was so sweet that it ranks up there as one of the crowning moments in my life.  One of my daughters called and said that she has decided to major in Psychology with a second major in Social Work.  She talked about how in her work at… Continue reading Thanks

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Happy Birthday, America!

Happy Birthday to America, the land of freedom, the land that been blessed with riches, beauty, opportunity, and peace for so many years. My heart stirs when I read about the founding fathers and the vision they had for a free land. Their sacrifice, dedication, and zeal move me beyond words. They established something truly… Continue reading Happy Birthday, America!

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No More School

There are only two more days of school left. When I was a child, the end of the school year was anticipated with great excitement. We cleaned out our desks, washed the chalk boards, ate cookies, and brought little presents to our teachers. When the final bell rang, we’d skip out of the school chanting,… Continue reading No More School