Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder, makes a compelling argument that children aren't spending enough unstructured time in nature
My grandmother, Franny Reese, told us the story of her summer trips to Canada more than once: how she camped out with her family (even when it rained), cooked over a campfire, swam in the river and looked at the stars. I usually rolled my eyes and pretended that I wasn't listening, but something must have stuck, because I can almost hear her voice telling the familiar stories.
Whistler and Inness Captured on Canvas the Ephemeral Essence of the Outdoors."Backyard Matters" by Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan is a regular monthly feature on TheDailyGreen.com.
September 16, 2008 - Recently I took a journey to a place of importance in the history of American and international art and in the geography of my soul.