Archives for June 2013

International Montessori Congress 2013

Do you know about the International Montessori Congress happening July 31-Aug 3, 2013 in Portland Oregon? It’s the first time the Congress has been in the USA since 1972, and now so close to Vancouver, BC !! It is THE Congress that was originally established by Maria Montessori herself in 1929 and is held in […]

Birding Revisited – It Worked!

Recently my husband watched as a cocky Steller’s Jay perched on the roof of a small birdhouse we have on a tall pole in the backyard that sparrows nest in every year. The raucous troublemaker kept reaching down and poking its long beak into the hole in the front trying to get at the terrified babies nesting […]

Monarch Butterfly or Impostor?

I’ve been fascinated by Monarch butterflies ever since I was a child. It must be because they were so plentiful in Ontario where I grew up. It was so summery to watch them flit about in the yard and fields on our farm. The caterpillars were equally bountiful. I guess it was because of the […]

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