Beyond Prison : Insight Garden Program

In the 1970s, I was a part of a team that taught a one year intensive certificate program on Landscape Development and Maintenance at a community college near New Paltz, NY. I was a young instructor but was very earnest and devoted to teaching. Then one day the president of the college called me in […]

Nature Words Deleted from the Dictionary..oh no!

In 2009 Oxford Junior Dictionary (Oxford University Press) revealed a list of the entries it no longer felt to be relevant to a modern-day childhood. So they deleted these words from the Junior dictionary. These are the words deleted: acorn,  adder,  ash,  beech,  bluebell,  buttercup,  catkin,  cowslip, cygnet,  dandelion,  fern,  hazel,  heather,  heron,  ivy,  kingfisher, […]