Monthly Archives: June 2011

Reminder: It’s Backyard Camp Night!

Remember how much we loved being outdoors  in the summertime right in the backyard? Telling funny and/or scary stories, listening to the sounds of nature,  getting in tune with yourself and your companions—all without the trappings of electronics. Well, you … Continue reading

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It’s So IN To Be Out[side]

“I like to play indoors better because that’s where all the electrical outlets are.” That iconic 4th grader’s quote from Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods [2005], sums up how much today’s kids are disconnected from nature. A recent … Continue reading

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Planetary Commitment

Leafing through one of my favorite inspirational books, Life Prayers from Around the World [1996], I ran across a powerful  statement abouttaking responsibility for this place we call home: I pledge allegiance to the Earth, and to the flora, fauna, … Continue reading

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Back on the Page

Being on hiatus is not always a planned experience. Due to lots of unexpected personal  happenings, I had to take a break from my blogging, and get things taken care of. One of the major hiccups was my computer crashing, … Continue reading

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