Category Archives: Play in Nature

Have a Sunny Day Friends……………..

This is a sunflower from our Organic Community Garden here in Joliet, Illinois. I thought I would post it today to give everyone a chance for a sunny day!

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We Had a LITTLE Visitor……….

Robert went out to put something into the garbage can the other day and look who was there! He had gotten in the night before and couldn’t get back out. Such a cute little guy. So we dumped him out. … Continue reading

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♫ ♪ Happy Birthday Victoria Elizabeth ♪ ♫

Victoria Elizabeth has grown up to be an amazing young woman! She is living her dreams in Key West, FL, meeting new people and exploring the world! I could not be more proud!

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Let Freedom Ring! Happy Fourth of July !

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Photo Friday June 14, 2013

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Two Months and Counting

A little over two months ago my only daughter moved to Key West. I have survived. Have there been days I would give just about anything to see her? Yes! But she is a grown up and is doing amazingly … Continue reading

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Photo Friday June 7th

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Fairy Fest is THIS Saturday (always the first Saturday in May)

Every year in Pilcher Park the fairies decend upon us. We are lucky enough to be graced by the presence of all of the fairy magic the Universe has to offer. We also have fairies in training who learn the … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day Ya’ll !

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The Underground Railroad as a Backdrop for Learning about Nature

Each year at Pilcher Park Nature Center we have some 4800 students come to the park for our Underground Railroad Field Trip.  This was designed to teach Black History and Nature at the same time. Our Nature Center is turned … Continue reading

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