Here's an early expedition with friends from the Dominican Republic who attend the Summer Institute.
And the Browne house where Robert Frost visited.
We also discovered unusual organisms. Does anyone know this stinging ant species ?
Here's one of the few amphibians to lay its eggs on land.
Each year the Plymouth Writing Project connects with a group of educators from Pakistan and hosts writing nights. It is an amazing event. The Pakistani educators attend a month long Leadership Institute at PSU.
It's interesting to share in so many experiences around education. Then, there is the point when the small group sheds its boundaries and we talk about family, joys and homes, and special places to visit in homelands. It's the best of Humanity.
PWP also sponsors writing camps in Plymouth and Laconia. I was asked to do some classes because of my background in science.
I needed some prompts for their writing and found this beautiful Purple Fringed Orchid in our beaver meadow.
This pickerel frog:
The garter snake was a big hit. The words for describing slugs were fantastic: Sticky ,slimy,rippling, invertebrate.
We took one more excursion this time with Todd and Jen up to Rattlesnake
I never expected there could be so many surprises and connections around being a "House-husband".... and it is only the beginning of August.