Piecework – Mid-Century Argyles

More than 65 years ago, my grandmother sat in her room at Colby College, a small liberal-arts school tucked into the middle of Maine. Curling her feet beneath a wide skirt, Kathy used the light from a nearby window to wind yarn for a special project, its browns and tans matching the bricks of her…

National Parks Traveler – Where is George the Spoonbill?

George is a busy Roseate Spoonbill. About four years old, he spends his days foraging for fish and moving throughout South Florida. For much of 2021, as evenings approached he retreated to roosting trees within Everglades National Park, waiting out the night in the safety of the raised branches. How do we know? George wears a…