Tag Archives: Autumn

The Adventure of the No Gallop Hikers

This adventure took place at Earle Parke in Glastonbury, CT.  The trails in the park are used by both hikers and horseback riders.  For more Secret Agent adventures, check out: The Adventure of the Cherry Blossoms The Adventure of the … Continue reading

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4 Monarchs on the Butterfly Bush

The monarch abundance peak for our latitude (41° N) according to monarchwatch.org is September 8 – 20. Perhaps the mild weather in late September and early October convinced these four monarchs to stay longer.  Wednesday, October 3, when I took … Continue reading

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Cake Box Vase

To prepare for Thanksgiving, Laura and I made two vases out of boxes filled with leaves gathered in our yard. This easy craft is appropriate for preschoolers and uses material readily available around most homes. Here’s what you need: – … Continue reading

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Late Autumn

The turkeys and pheasants are daily visitors to our yard, coming to eat the fallen crab apples and Bradford pears. Smaller birds wintering over are also frequent visitors. Except for a few oaks, most trees have lost all their leaves. … Continue reading

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Picture Plus a Poem: a Perfect Autumn Day

The kids and I went for a walk today and afterward played on our neighbor’s swing set. It was a perfect fall day with clear blue skies. The day reminded me of this poem: The Swing How do you like … Continue reading

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