2022, 07 July

Camp & Cabin Cookin’, July 2022

Camp & Cabin Cookin’, July 2022

Recipes: Elderberry Syrup, Summer Surprise "Apple" Pancake. Recipes: Gramma's Berry Pie (Cobbler), Blackberry Cobbler.

In Search of Ducks!

In Search of Ducks!

Floating waterfowl blind. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. Oh no, I thought, I didn’t put the flippers on my boots. I will have to wade back to the shore.After some awkward minutes trying to figure out...

Flying Dragons?

Flying Dragons?

Common Blue Damselfly. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. “What is that fluttering bug?” Kimberly asked.“That's a damselfly,” I answered. “Let's follow it to see if it will land in the sun. They are iridescent...

The Little Jewel in Our Yard

The Little Jewel in Our Yard

Juvenile Rufous Hummingbird. Photo © Mikaela Innes. A sharp peep sounded in my ears. What was that? I wondered, as I hurried into the kitchen to investigate.At the kitchen window, my two younger...

Covers, July 2022

Covers, July 2022

Green and black poison dart frog. Photo © Dreamstime.com. Photo © Randy Bottcher

Dusty, Milky—Beautiful

Dusty, Milky—Beautiful

Milky Way over Matterhorn. Photo © iStock. Our home galaxy is called the Milky Way because people have long had the idea that it looks like spilled milk drifting across the sky. It’s believed the...

In Our Skies, July 2022: Planets

In Our Skies, July 2022: Planets

Moon. Photo © Shaphan Shank. This month, nearly all the bright planets are strung across the early morning sky. Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn are all easy to find, thanks to their brilliance....