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iNaturalist is a smartphone app that lets you easily catalog what you see in nature. With it loaded to your phone, you can help identify other people's observations and get help ID-ing something that you observed. The "Projects" feature is a way to organize your...

Balance is something that many of us seek in our lives.  It is also something that often eludes us.  The Autumnal Equinox, on September 22, marks the moment the sun crosses the celestial equator. When the sun shines directly on the equator, the length of...

In the Walnut Grove, a quiet spot behind the garden, I stand together with several parents watching their children frolic among trees, farm animals grazing, and the first fireflies of the evening. We are quiet, reflective, and at peace. It is the end of their...