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Tag Archives: nature
Be Like the Water
While he is not going into his classroom, my 9-year-old son is still continuing with his third-grade work, which includes a “river study.” When we go out for walks and come by one of the many streams and tributaries that … Continue reading
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Apple picking with Mercy House
Community members of the Pioneer Valley and students from the five colleges gathered for a Mercy House church-wide event on Saturday, September 23. Over 50 people showed up to Park Hill Orchard in Easthampton to apple pick, take pictures, and … Continue reading
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Spiritual Places: Nature Walk
Never underestimate the power of a good walk. This week, feeling fatigued and exhausted, I decided to take advantage of the sunshine by squeezing in a relaxing walk in between my classes. Heading into the woods by Paradise Pond, I … Continue reading
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