Spruce it up. That is what Islanders did when they planted spruce trees in their yards. Fairly common on the Island, spruce found its way here...
Valentine’s day may be just a memory of roses and chocolate for some; however, love is still in the air for the raccoon. Raccoon romance...
“We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage.” – Winston Churchill Whether you...
Last weekend danger lurked around every corner. Sharpshooters waited ominously for just the right time to strike but luckily the weather warmed and...
Somehow I missed it. How did it happen that this naturalist was unaware of the rabbit-repeating tradition? This convention is completely new to me. A...
I am seeing red. And shades of hot pink along the shoreline and in shallow pockets along the marsh that edges Felix Neck. Sound the alarm, because...
Ralph Waldo Emerson observed, "Every wall is a door." His friend Henry David Thoreau noted that “Deep are the foundations of sincerity. Even stone...
What a dirty trick! Old Zeus couldn’t get the girl, so he had to create a complicated ruse to possess her. In Roman poet Ovid’s book, Metamorphoses,...
In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, writer Douglas Adams makes this observation, “Man has always assumed that he was more intelligent than...

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