Birds

What Is So Rare as a Morning in June?

What Is So Rare as a Morning in June?

Early one bright blue morning, I drove deep into a gap of Shade Mountain to a two-acre clearing maintained for wildlife. White puffy clouds floated along, pushed by the breeze. It was the last week...

Covers, July 2021

Covers, July 2021

Giant Swallowtail. Photo © Deborah Stieglitz/Dreamstime.com. Eastern Screech-Owl and Gray Squirrel meet. Photo © Erik Winits.

No Fish Tale

No Fish Tale

Spring was on the calendar and in the air. Bright sunshine, warm temperatures, and clear blue skies beckoned winter-weary children of all ages outdoors to enjoy God’s beautiful creation. River...

Go Watch Them!

Go Watch Them!

I really enjoy bird watching. About three years ago we lived in Cheyenne, Wyoming, right along the central major flyway. I was fascinated with the intriguing variety of species that came through our...

You Can Draw a Canada Goose

You Can Draw a Canada Goose

SCRATCHBOARD ART DEADLINE NOTE: We are stretching out this deadline one month so you can buy scratchboard and tool, if you need to. Submit by August 15. Go to June 2021 to download

Spring Adventures

Spring Adventures

Birds were singing that beautiful morning, and there were hardly any clouds. I was walking up the pasture lane from where I had been birding. Dad came walking down the lane. “I was back in the other...

Covers, June 2021

Covers, June 2021

Baltimore Oriole, Female. Photo © Alva Steury Jr. Garter snake. Photo © Alva Steury Jr.