Nature: The new frontier

Nature: The new frontier

Ever wonder why from almost the first moment explorers discovered the “New World,” we have had a seemingly uncontrollable urge to move west? The simplest answer is – because it was there. There lay at our feet what was considered to be an inexhaustible expanse of fresh land and bountiful resources to be claimed, inhabited and…ok, I’ll say it, exploited. Unlike our former homelands, which had been occupied, civilized and Read more »
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March 13, 2015
Milkweed and the Monarch

Milkweed and the Monarch

By Lana Turnbull Are insect collections still an educational rite of passage? Growing up I can’t remember anyone I knew who didn’t have to make a butterfly net and go roaming in search of flying and crawling creatures, only to put them in the “jar of death” and then mount them in neat rows, each labeled with its common and scientific name. There were the easy ones like beetles, flies and Read more »
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March 06, 2015
Walk a mile in their shoes.

Walk a mile in their shoes.

By Lana Turnbull One of the hardest things to do is to look at an issue or situation from somebody else’s perspective – to “walk a mile in their shoes,” before we presume to know how they feel, what they believe or why they behave the way they do. Life gives us each a different point of view, different experiences and our own unique ways to process and deal with those Read more »
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January 13, 2015
Second Chances

Second Chances

by Lana Turnbull Is there anything you did in 2014, you wish you could do over? Any argument you would like to reconcile? Any decisions you would like to walk back or missed chances you wish you had taken? Now is your chance. You just tore the last page out of the 2014 calendar and have the chance to start all over in the New Year. The truth is, we can decide Read more »
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January 09, 2015
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