Winter wonder and weather walk. We were wet. I love alliteration. And we love nature study. For this start to our winter nature studies, we discussed and filled in the answers to the Winter Wonder questions from the Handbook of Nature Study ebook. We did this on one printed sheet, as a family, during lunch. This was a fine ‘official’ start to our winter studies.
The above graphic is one pinned on my weather board. Fitting for recent hurricane activity as well as tropical disturbances as we head into this weekend. I’ve also added the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center, Hurricane Center and Underground Weather resources. You can view those here. Not only can Pinterest be used in all the ways shared this week, it can also be an
“Those look like beach clouds.” We must have said that dozens of times this summer. We remember from past beach trips that clouds like the ones above usually mean afternoon thunderstorms. On this day of beach clouds, we decided to purposefully notice clouds, weather, temperatures and wind. We listened to the distant then close thunder, saw the patter then pounding rain. Following the Handbook of
“Beauty puts a face on God. When we gaze at nature, at a loved one, at a work of art, our soul immediately recognizes and is drawn to the face of God.” ~ Margaret Brownley This pastel lesson was inspired by the above photo. That tiny figure out on the beach is my brother. A few years ago we were all together at the water’s
We have enjoyed weather typical of spring in the south. Cooler, breezy days topped with robin’s egg blue skies alternate with warm, flip-flop wearing days that make us want to jaunt off to the beach. We’ve had a week’s worth of rain making all that Georgia red clay into clothes-staining mud puddles. This week, we see that most of the trees have their leaves. All