Tag Archives: Children

One Tough Mother

Everyone has heard of the power of maternal instincts; a set of behaviors exhibited mainly by mothers, but also by nearly all women regardless of whether they are mothers or not. Continue reading

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Autumn’s a Hoot!

As I peered into the dark woods, suddenly, silently, a huge Great Horned Owl appeared out of that darkness, flew directly at me, glided a few feet over my head and disappeared back into the cover of night – all before I could catch my breath. When they come close enough to hear the air moving over their wings, but you can’t see them, it’s amazing and terrifying at the same time! Continue reading

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The Breakaway

It was March of 2010.  I took my daughter to the Pittsburgh Zoo.  We’d been reading about polar bears, and she wanted to see one for real.  The trip seemed like a good remedy for the many cold days we … Continue reading

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