2024

Lizard Life

Lizard Life

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Komodo dragon. Photo © Sergey Uryadnikov|Dreamstime.com. Basking under Indonesia’s morning sun, the largest lizard alive lay still. Because the...

The Local Birds Are Nesting

The Local Birds Are Nesting

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Baltimore Oriole © Harry Collins|Dreamstime.com. American Kestrel © Menno67|Dreamstime.com. By early June the northern migration is pretty well over, the...

Diamond Digging

Diamond Digging

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive “Did you find a diamond?”He was a little boy that asked me. He had a hole where a front tooth should have been, and dust on his pants from the knees down....

“Joy Cometh in the Morning”

“Joy Cometh in the Morning”

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Diamond ring. Photo © Andrew Zimmerman. So amazing! How could such a tiny sliver left of the sun still yield so much light?! The temperature had been...

Fallen Jewel

Fallen Jewel

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive “Look, Mom!” I exclaimed as we pulled into our driveway. “The front door’s wide open!”“Oh, no,” she said, glancing up. “We probably didn’t shut it right...

You Can Draw a Painted Bunting

You Can Draw a Painted Bunting

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive God surely loves color, and He created us with that love as well! He designed a world with color and beauty. His basic colors seem to be blue, green,...