Monarchs to Mexico
Oct29

Monarchs to Mexico

Monarch butterflies, like orange autumn leaves filling the skies, have been winging it to Mexico for the last month or so. Peak migration for the mountains of Western North Carolina is from mid to late September through early to mid October. But don’t be surprised if you still see one or two – there is still time for them to make it to Mexico. Tagging data has shown that monarchs can cover up to 500 miles in three days under favorable...

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Famous NYC offspring
Jul14

Famous NYC offspring

New York City is big, bustling and in July – hot, but there are always entertaining and even educational ways to escape the heat. The planets aligned just right giving both Denise and me the entire July Fourth week off. We donned our tourist attitudes and headed north for a visit with Denise’s sister in Eastampton, New Jersey and a short train ride and a day in the Big Apple with Izzy (10) and Maddie (6.) We got up early on the...

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