Category: Enlighten

People have many different reasons for running in a marathon race.

Marathon Runners

Each marathoner has particular reasons for running - Some may surprise you

/ May 19, 2018
The Bald Eagle was at one time protected by the Endangered Species Act, and was removed from the endangered and threatened list after a successful recovery.

The Endangered

Why should we care if they disappear?

/ May 18, 2018
One of the best cures for a stressed-out body and mind is to spend a little quality time in the forest.

Among The Trees

A walk in the woods is full of surprises and good things for your heart & soul

/ May 16, 2018
Learning to swim will change your life.

Why Not Now?

Today is the day-- FACE YOUR FEAR and Jump In!

/ May 5, 2018
The cone vent, Pu'u O o, of the Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

Kīlauea

Watching in awe as this powerful & sacred mountain erupts with a vengeance

/ May 4, 2018
Milky Way within stars at night are harder to find because of light pollution

If Stars Could Speak

.......wonder what they would say

/ April 15, 2018
People still enjoy books

The Last Bookstore

"The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very...

/ April 8, 2018
How to develop creative writing skills

Word Play

"Writing is its own reward"---Henry Miller

/ April 5, 2018

Exploring Yountville

Favorite Y-Walking Tour Stops and Special Events

/ April 2, 2018
The tradition of moon gazing can be traced back to ancient cultures, and is still enjoyed today throughout the world.

Moon Gazing

A moon lover's guide for the best full moon viewing on Earth

/ March 28, 2018
In North America, monarch butterflies make the long journey south each winter, and then migrate northward for the summer. Their numbers are declining, but there are things we can do to help.

Monarchs on the Move

One of the most remarkable natural phenomena on Earth & they are coming your way !

/ March 23, 2018
Dog videos will make you smile, laugh out loud, and cry

How to Beat the Funk

Spend a little time with some very perceptive 'Super Dogs'

/ March 15, 2018
You know you can do it

Happy and Proud

How did it feel to win a trophy?

/ March 14, 2018
Learning about what really happened to my great-grandfather after he immigrated to America from Germany in the 19th century took a lot of genealogical research, and there's still more digging to do. But, I did find Peter, and discovered the cause of his death was not what had been speculated.

Family Mystery

What happened to Peter after he arrived in America? There were no answers, but plenty of speculation.

/ March 11, 2018
Exploring time and space of the Universe is the greatest human adventure, and many mysteries remain despite scientific discoveries.

Explore the Universe

Take a cosmic journey, and discover the wonders and mysteries of life, time and space

/ March 10, 2018
Underwater sculpture museums contain breathtaking works of art that seek to encourage environmental awareness and appreciate the breathtaking natural beauty of the underwater world.

Art Underwater

You’ll be surprised to see what lies beneath the surface of the Ocean

/ March 8, 2018