April 16, 2014 • in By Maria

Be a Farm Hero?!

The other day I was walking to work and decided to cut through Madison Square Park because there’s often something interesting going on there, like an art installation or a festival. It was a beautiful, sunny spring day. And yes, …

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March 31, 2014 • in By Maria

Fishing for Fun at Kamalame Cay

For spring break this year I wanted to find a nice place to go bonefishing that the whole family would enjoy. After all, it’s not every year a 7-year-old girl makes a New Year’s resolution to go to the Bahamas …

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March 24, 2014 • in By Maria

10 Surprising Ways to Teach Kids to Love Nature

As the weather starts to improve, it’s the perfect time to get kids out and about and show them the joy of nature. It doesn’t have to be a structured thing—in fact, unstructured is almost always better when it comes …

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March 05, 2014 • in By Maria

Five Pictures of the Caribbean

Just because. Share!110Related Posts:14 Days of Summer, a Meditation: Day 12 Learning How to Take Care of YourselfSydney vs. Melbourne: It’s Like Chalk and Cheese

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February 12, 2014 • in By Maria

The Magic of Esalen

I remember hearing about Esalen when I was little, usually mentioned by hippies and in the same sentence as the word “gestalt.” I associated that word—gestalt—with my sister bringing back new ideas from her days in Haight-Ashbury, ideas my mother …

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February 10, 2014 • in By Maria

Save the Monarchs, Spread the Milkweed

I’m one of those people who need to explore my surroundings, so when I found myself in Pacific Grove, California, for a conference, I couldn’t leave without visiting the Monarch Sanctuary. This was especially necessary because the monarchs are “wintering” …

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January 27, 2014 • in By Maria

A Walk Through Muir Woods

To get to Muir Woods, filled with its towering, regal redwoods, you have to drive through eucalyptus groves that remind me of Australia. Although, in Australia the roads are straight and long and here, they are winding and narrow. I …

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