Reflections on the rising sun

Reflections on the rising sun

Wherever I am, I try to be up early enough to see the sunrise. My late-rising friends often admire my early rising, but that admiration does not get t...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Another season wraps up at Stratford

Another season wraps up at Stratford

This week marked the end of summer at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road as school started and the six farm camp counselors busied themselves...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Author to discuss space exploration

Author to discuss space exploration

This summer, as part of our Universe of Stories summer reading theme, we also began a Universe of Storytellers book club and speaker series.This serie...

August 17th, 2019 |  



Taking time for ‘Good Deeds’

Taking time for ‘Good Deeds’

“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy, “Anna Karenina”“Dea...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Vine and Bine Trail

Vine and Bine Trail

In the beginning, my goal was to check out every place on Delaware County’s Vine & Bine Trail tour guide and write about each one of them. H...

August 14th, 2019 |  


Avoid kidney stones with fluid, diet

Avoid kidney stones with fluid, diet

Within the past two weeks more than one person has asked me about kidney stones. Heredity plays a bit part in dealing with them. Preventing a painful ...

August 14th, 2019 |  


Literary stars

Literary stars

My family is traveling in China, so my thoughts naturally turn to ancient Chinese astronomy.Ancient China was for the most part a feudal society. Loca...

August 13th, 2019 |  


A Marvel-ous contract

A Marvel-ous contract

“We’re really gonna be able to jack up our prices if we’re two-time galaxy savers.”— Rocket, “Guardians of the Gal...

August 9th, 2019 |  


Teenagers skipping breakfast can lead to disease

Teenagers skipping breakfast can lead to disease

An international study reported that teens who skip breakfast are more likely to be obese than adolescents who ate breakfast. Skipping the first meal ...

August 7th, 2019 |  


Perseid meteor shower 2019

Perseid meteor shower 2019

This year, the annual Perseid meteor shower peaks on Monday night and Tuesday morning, i.e., the period of nighttime starting after sunset on Aug. 12 ...

August 7th, 2019 |