Posts by Anita

June 30–Protest Family Separation

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

June 30–Protest Family Separation

That picture of a crying child couldn’t be taken in America. We don’t do that.

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Some Like It Cold

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in environment, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Some Like It Cold

As we say a merry farewell and good riddance to winter, let’s take a moment to be thankful for the gift of cold.

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Why ITCH?

Posted by on May 28, 2018 in environment, Unmowed Blog | 4 comments

Why ITCH?

When people ask what my new book is about, I sort of wish that I could say whales. Or dolphins or puppies. Something cool, something cute. Something that doesn’t have piercing, sucking mouthparts and a whole lot of legs.

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A Little Night Music

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in spring, Unmowed Blog, wildlife | 0 comments

A Little Night Music

Usually the frog chorus starts up in April, but this cold spring it was May before they really got tuned up. Now the frogs are busily making up for lost time.

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Poison on the Lawn

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in environment, spring, Unmowed Blog | 2 comments

Poison on the Lawn

Pesticides are poisons. They kill living things, that’s their purpose. They’ll kill dandelions and crabgrass, for sure. The question is, what else do they harm?

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