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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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Travel Tuesday………On the Way to Jackson Hole

This was taken on the way to Jackson driving in from Idaho. Such a beautiful river! The entire drive from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole is spectacular! Drive the speed limit ………… at least close to it……….I got a … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday……… Today we go to Puerto Rico

I have been traveling as much as I can the last few years. There is so much to see and do out there that I find myself wanting to see it ALL! This photo was taken in Guanica, Peurto Rico … Continue reading

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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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Let Freedom Ring! Happy Fourth of July !

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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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Play in Nature Keynote Address

Today I was the Keynote Speaker for The Will County Regional Office of Education 2012 Early Childhood Education Conference.  What a fun day to meet with and talk to K-2 Teachers about Play in Nature.  Here is some of what … Continue reading

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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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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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