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Wonder Wednesday # 27: Winter Solstice Nature Cards

The days sure are getting short since the Winter Solstice is only 26 days a way! Have you been enjoying the increased darkness? I like to celebrate and appreciate the short day of Winter Solstice time as much as I do the long day of the Summer Solstice. There is just something so cozy about the

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Do You Really Like Fall?

September 22 at 10:29 pm (EDT) is the autumnal equinox, the official beginning of fall, even though in many places it’s been quite chilly this past week. I was even wearing a wool wrap in NYC at night last weekend! So do you really like fall? Really? I know I’m in the minority, but fall is my

Poison Ivy on a Full Moon: 10 Ideas to Celebrate!

Getting poison ivy is no ones idea of a good time, especially not at a full moon celebration! Luckily I just wanted to get your attention! Since you may have joined the 30 Day Nature Challenge, I thought I would offer this little poison ivy cheat sheet I discovered on Facebook. Now in all your

Transitions and Transformations

Transitions can sometimes be tough and this year’s winter/spring transition has been less than smooth for many with spring being such a tease and winter lingering. So instead of resisting, how about start exploring transition itself? Transitions and transformations can be incredibly interesting if we allow them to flow around us rather than being attached

Let’s Go To Belize!

The equinox was last Thursday and spring is officially here! I even got some sunburn (not on purpose of course) yesterday to prove it! The citrus is heading into full bloom here. That’s how I know it is officially spring! This past weekend, as you know, I was presenting and exhibiting at the League of

Living in Nature

“The idea of living in Nature is the most recent acquisition in education. Indeed the child needs to live naturally and not only to know Nature. The most important fact really is the liberation of the child…from the bonds which isolate him in artificial life…confused the pleasure of looking on animals…or that of admiring the

Celebrating Samhain

Wait, What? You thought I was talking about the band? Oh! No No! Sure I like Danzig and 80s punk as much as the next person, but I’m talking about the origin of Halloween, one of the world’s oldest holidays! Today’s celebration as we know it has its roots in the Gaelic festival of Samhain. This

A Corn Moon and a Backyard Beekeeper: Interview With Peggy Nolan

Happy full moon! This month’s featured moon is the corn moon. September’s moon gets this name because it is around the time when the corn was ready to harvest. Pretty simple, but sometimes when the autumnal equinox occurs in September this moon is also known as the full harvest moon. Will you be able to

Win the Bunting!!

It’s almost sumer solstice (6/21/13) and that means it’s time for box fan tents, wearing hardly any clothes and sweating like crazy, watermelon, corn on the cob, swimming in springs, glorious humidity, rope swings, meteor showers, river rock jumping, riding waves, chiggers in the blackberries, mosquitoes, figs, lightening bugs, popsicles, fungus on my garden plants,

And the Winner is……

I hope everyone enjoyed the updates in the Vernal Equinox 2013 newsletter. I know it was a little long and I really do promise to keep it shorter in the future. There has just been so many exciting things happening in Wings, Worms, and Wonder’s 1st 6 months! Ok, ok, I won’t delay any longer!