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Durango Nature Studies
The holidays are upon us whether we’re ready or not and with or without the snow.
The winter solstice Dec. 21 is the year’s shortest day and brings with it the official onset of winter. It also is a day of hope, as it heralds the gradual return of longer periods of sunlight after prolonged darkness.
November is a time of thanksgiving, and for some reason, the turkey is the symbol of our thankfulness.
I say “for some reason” because historians are not absolutely sure where this tradition began. Letters and records kept by early settlers say that when colonists sat down to eat with the Wampanoag Indians, fowl was eaten.
Durango Nature Studies celebrates its 20th year this year.
For a nonprofit, this is quite a milestone, and like most nonprofits, we have had our ups and downs, we have regrouped and reformed, we have grown in our understanding of our place in the community.
As I reflect on what it takes to be thriving and relevant after 20...
Cooler weather has always been a stimulus for eating warm food.
Quite the opposite of summer’s heat causing a drop in calories, a chill in the air often makes me think about the comfort and coziness of food. While humans are not hibernators, it’s easy to pretend that it’s necessary to start stocking up in September.