Monthly Archives: April 2015

Let’s go fly a kite

When my daughter was three, she was obsessed with the movie Mary Poppins. Every time she got to pick a movie, she picked Mary Poppins. We saw it twenty to thirty times that winter, easily. It was her very favorite movie. And her very favorite song in her very favorite movie came at the end, when the now-happy family […]

The return of the birds

Have you noticed? The birds are back. First we noticed some new birds around the feeder. They weren’t chickadees. I can’t tell you what they were because they flew away before the kids returned with the bird book. Then we heard our friends the pileated woodpeckers. We know them. We have a few that like to hang around our […]