Monthly Archives: January 2012

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU MADE SNOW ANGELS?

Yesterday was one of those magical days when it snows and snows and snows and it is so beautiful and peaceful.  I sat in my office in Pilcher Park Nature Center and watched it snow.  It was so beautiful.  The park was … Continue reading

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Snow………….Nature at it’s best!

Last night the news folks told us it was gonna snow.  And?  It is Illinois and  it is January!  So?  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY:  snowfall 6-8 inches!  AND?  It is Illinois and it is January.  This went on for hours and … Continue reading

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Here Comes Paula Deen!

About a year ago I went to the Hilton Head, Savannah, Charleston area to look for food and relaxation.  One of the places I REALLY wanted to see was Paula Deen’s   Lady and Son’s Restaurant.   I dragged my husband from Hilton … Continue reading

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Does it count as Play in Nature if you are eating it? I think not but here I go!

Everywhere I go I look for amazing food. Usually (since I am drawn to coastal areas with turquoise water) I am looking for the best oysters around.  Oysters can be VERY expensive so I am also looking for inexpensive oysters … Continue reading

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Dog Parks are a GREAT place to Play in Nature

Going to the Dog Park is a great way to Play in Nature! I have heard it said more than once that the kids have as much fun at the Dog Park as the dogs! The reason for this is … Continue reading

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