Origami Summer Hobby

It seems C-Bear has taken quite an interest in paper folding this summer.  Our tables, floors, and countertops are littered with origami creations.  New paper projects keep popping up on the coffee table, the dining room table, my bedside table.    It's really quite astounding how quickly she learns the techniques behind each new project.…

A Visit to “Tide Pool Town”

   Here's a little post for all you Pagoo fans!  For those of you scratching your heads right now, Pagoo is a book by Holling Clancy Holling that tells the story of a hermit crab, Pagurus, teaching all about his life cycle and fellow inhabitants of the tide pool.  Our family has been enjoying reading it…

Nature “did-you-knows?” ~ LUPINES edition

 Ahhhh, lupines - that sure sign that summer has come again to this gem of an island!  Every June those pink, purple, and creamy lovelies pop up in ditches and neglected fields throughout this province.  They remind me of long drives in the country and the excitement of school ending for another year.  They remind…