11 ways to embrace spring

11 ways to embrace spring

Spring is so invigorating. The season is naturally filled with signs of birth, renewal, and newness. You can't help but feel inspired to try something new. Change things up. Get outside. Start that new outdoor project. Here are eleven spring experiences to get your creativity flowing.

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5 gifts for the bird lover in your life

5 gifts for the bird lover in your life

I so love birds! I'm not a devoted birder, but always love watching them. Here are some ideas for your bird lover. Each of the five gifts listed below are unique and special enough that your bird person will zealously thank-you and probably give you a big hug. And, the Robert Bateman Book and birdseed wreath are wonderful gifts for anyone! 

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7 fall activities Northwest style (but good anywhere)

7 fall activities Northwest style (but good anywhere)
The fall season is upon us, but don't head inside yet. It's still mild enough for an outdoor adventure. Gorgeous colors, earthy scents, crunchy leaves and watchable wildlife are all part of the autumn show. Here are a few ideas to get you going.
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What do owls, skinny legs, and thrift-store flannels have in common?

What do owls, skinny legs, and thrift-store flannels have in common?
I'm perched on a rock in a canyon just above Page Springs campground and am barely breathing. A few feet away is a Western Screech Owl sleeping in a Juniper tree. We've been looking for awhile to find him. Two times yesterday and then again this morning. He is almost half-way up the tree--next to the trunk--probably about ten feet up.
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