I adore tadpoles. Simply adore them. A schoolteacher friend of mine brought tadpoles into her classroom and then, when the school year ended, wasn’t able to keep them. I would of course not let those innocent tadpoles perish! So I took them home with us and we raised them into frogs
What’s the difference between a tree and a shrub? Is there an actual technical difference between trees and shrubs? I get this question fairly often. I suppose lots of people are interested in this natural world around us. My mystery series is named after trees – Aspen Allegations, Birch Blackguards, and so on, so clearly I am also tree-friendly.
Sutton has a population of nearly 9,000 people – and yet only 610 voters attended the May 2018 town meeting to vote on quite important issues for our town. You might think this small, but we’ve had town meetings in the recent past with only 42 members. It’s a sad commentary on how people are willing to delegate critical issues which impact their lives to a token few voices.