The Best Tradition

I’ve observed recently that I like to stack a lot of things on the plate which is my life in the hopes that one of those things will stick around and become a part of who I am. I’ve also observed that there is a major flaw in this thinking; how am I enjoy anything,…

Summer Plans

I have finally finished my last paper for the semester, I only have four more weeks of teaching, and we already have three (3!) camping trips booked. Summer break is just on the horizon and I am running to it with open arms. I am choosing to look at those two and half months of…

Bug Off!

There’s a joke that the state of Maine’s bird is the black fly. Starting around the end of May until early July, roving gangs of black flies harass the good people of Maine and our multitude of visitors. Because this glorious time of year comes just as Mama’s Forest School is getting underway (and it’s…