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Urban Science Adventure: Catching and Watching Fireflies

Urban Science Adventure: Catching and Watching Fireflies

What do you see when you go into your backyard in the evening time?  Most people don’t even think about being outside at that time until the warm rays of summer touch their skins.  Summer nights mean warm nights where you can be outside until dusk and beyond and see the wonders that Mother Nature [...]

July 22, 2014 — DNLee
Urban Science Adventure: Appreciating Bees

Urban Science Adventure: Appreciating Bees

Now is the time to get outdoors and experience what the world has to offer. One thing that you can keep in mind is that there are insects everywhere, including our back yards!

July 8, 2014
Urban Science Adventure: Catching and Watching Fireflies

Urban Science Adventure: Catching and Watching Fireflies

What do you see when you go into your backyard in the evening time?  Most people don’t even think about being outside at that time until the warm rays of summer touch their skins.  Summer nights mean warm nights where you can be outside until dusk and beyond and see the wonders that Mother Nature [...]

July 22, 2014

Celebrating New Year with age-old traditions

Among many Southern (US folks) as well as African-Americans, there are some very tried-and-true News Year Day superstitions traditions.  And me being a lover of cultural rituals, I look forward to them – even if I don’t always follow through.

January 3, 2013 — DNLee

Urban Science Adventure: Rock Flipping

Sunday, September 11, 2011 was 5th Annual International Rock Flipping Day.  I walked my favorite nearby park and basked in the sunshine and taking in the lovely scenery.  I wasn’t handling the news coverage of the 9/11 commemoration very well, so being outside and enjoying the quiet was exactly what I needed; and thanks to [...]

September 13, 2011 — DNLee

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