Crunch! Swoosh! Crunch! Swoosh! Walking silently was not an option. Dried leaves covered the trails of River Bend Nature Center , and our energy was running high. We had finally made it back to the park. Much of the green was replaced with orange and yellow, while bits of red poked through, vying for attention. Breezes alternately whistled or rushed through the tree limbs, making my daughter and I smile in wonder, imagining fairies, trolls, and even dragons hiding within the treeline. And who could blame us? The falling of the leaves revealed so many hiding places, if you have the imagination to see them. Could a tiny civilization make their home within this hollowed out, fallen tree trunk? We can't see through to the end, after all... And what lies beneath these still and murky depths? As we look down, we can't help but wonder if we're standing at the center of a troll bridge... It was so much fun! Normally I talk about the fa
Walk with me along trails that lead to green, eco-friendly living on a budget. Watch your step!