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Spinach, Asparagus, and Tick Season

Late spring days grow warmer, lilacs are in full bloom, and we’re finally harvesting fresh shoots and greens from the garden! We’ve also been finding ticks after days in the fields and forests.  I strongly feel that there are far … Continue reading

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Fall in the Forest

This past weekend I took some time to browse through past blog entries.  I noticed certain seasonal rituals and appreciations repeat themselves year after year.  Every fall, right about now, I renew my love of the forest and trees. As … Continue reading

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Tick and Poison Ivy Season

We’ve experienced several exciting firsts of the season this past week: our first all-you-can-eat asparagus dinner, our first tulips, our first cilantro, our first thunderstorm, our first creemie (what we call soft serve in Vermont), and my first tick.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Ticks and Outdoor Play

For me, this picture highlights the inner peace and comfort I find when spending time in the forest or resting against the mighty solidity of a tree trunk.  For some, however, an image like this now inspires concerning thoughts about … Continue reading

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