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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………. Kauai Waterfall Watch

A few years ago Robert and I went to Kauai for New Years Eve. Magical, fabulous trip. This year we are going to Maui with our friends for one week and then we will be alone on Maui for another … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice ………..May you have the longest happiest day of your life!

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Photo Friday June 14, 2013

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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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Dinner Under the Stars Compliments of Chiquita!

The idea for this evening began with an announcement on Facebook that Eric Noden and Joe Filisko would be playing in Memorial Park in Wheaton, Illinois.   They were playing with Small Potatos and Zacbé Pichardo, a Mexican Harpist among other things.  … 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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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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Mom says “Go outside and play!” Now What?

My Mother used to say “Go Outside and Play!” and I would say “with who?”  Then I would grab a book and read under a tree somewhere.  Parent’s today are afraid to say “Go Outside and Play!”  Parents are afraid that … Continue reading

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