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Sailing Sassafras

View this post on Instagram Sailing sassafras A post shared by Ann Courcy (@barkingfrogfarm) on Oct 20, 2018 at 9:19am PDT

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John Muir Quote

  Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating … Continue reading

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Little Things

And then there is the world of little things, seen all too seldom. Many children, perhaps because they themselves are small and closer to the ground than we, notice and delight in the small and inconspicuous. With this beginning, it … Continue reading

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The Rice Rainbow

Coloring rice was the project of the day. White rice, water color paints, plastic bags, two teachers, and eight Explorers were the ingredients needed for this plan. Each child was asked, “What color rice would you like to make?” “Blue, yellow, … Continue reading

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Hiking into the New Year

My husband, Dave, has a pair of Limmer boots. They are handmade boots that are made in New Hampshire. He has had the boots for at least 15 years. Even though they have always been just a little too tight he continues … Continue reading

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Instructions from Mark Twain

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed in the things that you didn’t do than the ones you did do, so throw off the bow lines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your … Continue reading

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