Monthly Archives: December 2015

Wandering at the Solstice

By Boak Wiesner It’s certainly been a week of transitions here in the Arb. I poked around Spring Peeper Meadow just before the solstice. Wow, the sun is low on the horizon! I’m tempted to yell to drive away the … Continue reading

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Checking the Calendar

By Greg Lecker Chattering red squirrels and cackling Pileated Woodpeckers accompany my walk on wood chip trails. Dozens of freshly dug small holes remind me that the soil surface in open areas is still warmer than shady areas. This week’s … Continue reading

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Seeing the Unseen

By Mary Beth Pottratz In the Great Hall, a tree composed entirely of red poinsettias with a white poinsettia skirt towers over several other lighted trees. My favorite is adorned with homemade decorations: mice with pine cone bodies and acorn … Continue reading

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Quiet Morning Stroll

By Boak Wiesner ‘Mackerel sky, not twenty-four hours dry’ goes the old saying so as I’m seeing these particular kinds of clouds, I’m reminded that the weatherman is predicting a big snowfall tomorrow. I wonder how accurate the old saw … Continue reading

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