In my Nature Notebook...
With all the rain we've got some funky fungus going on in our front yard. Caleb found these growing at the base of a maple tree. They are called "Dead Man's Fingers" Isn't that great? They feel leathery and come away easily in one's hand (spookier and spookier) The latin name is Xylaria polymorpha (Ascomycota)
9/13/2011 12:24:20 pm
My mother is German and shared with us all sorts of unusual sayings. One was that, if you hit your parent, your hands will grow out of your grave. Hmmm.....
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A wee explanation: this website was created as a way to amplify the daily surprise of seeing glory in one small life. The notebook entries represented here are all selected from things actually lived and noted on paper in an effort to live the full life British educator Charlotte Mason so ably championed.
Book Of Centuries
Book Of Firsts