It’s time to confront the great myth about Christmas.
No, not that one.
The one about it being white. Perhaps the most persistent and potentially misleading lie we tell about Christmas is that it is accompanied by snow. Despite the increasing rarity of an actual White Christmas like the ones Bing […]
One of the most beautiful and heart-warming realities about the holiday season is that it carries with it a magic and mysticism that seems to surpass any church wall, temple vestibule, or mosque ground. No matter what religion one practices – if one practices a religion at all […]
A few weeks ago, Gino Robustelli invited Lindsey and I to come visit his bee hives outside of the Harney tea factory. Lindsey, who has since gone back to college, is one of our summer writers and served as our cinematographer for our trip to visit the bees. The purpose […]
The coronavirus pandemic has prompted many Federal and State mandates to order the closures of many businesses in U.S. towns and cities nationwide. In our area, nearly every school, gym, bar and restaurant have temporarily shuddered in compliance with State mandated ‘social distancing’ guidelines. Over the past few weeks, even […]
With some prior success getting Kitty used to the carrier, as discussed in Part 1, it is now time to take a ride to the Veterinarian! Be sure to apply pheromones in the carrier 15 minutes prior to her entry. When it is time to transport, always allow enough time to […]
Most indoor cats need their nails clipped every 2-3 weeks and many of us avoid the task. The result of avoiding this important task can be shredded upholstery, nails caught in material while scratching, and long, brittle nails that split or possibly grow into the pad, usually requiring medical attention. […]
As the summer season heats up, we’re all yearning to spend time in the great outdoors. Our leisure time is gleefully filled with a host of fun activities – from kayaking to swimming, camping, biking, and hiking.
By now, the trees are covered in verdant green leaves and the flowers have […]
Membership Gives GMF Access to International Natural Conservation Union
On February 10, 2021, Great Mountain Forest (GMF) in Falls Village, CT, was granted membership into the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a global organization dedicated to assessing the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard […]
Millerton, NY, resident Jane Rossman grew up watching birds at the feeders her family set out near their house. Thus was born, at an early age, a love and passion for the beauty wild birds bring to our lives. “Later, I became more active by going on walks […]