Monday, September 28, 2020
Eastern spiny softshell turtle

Julie Geiss explains how her woods and fields became Neverland this summer as her sons and their cousins became Lost Boys in search of new adventures.
bullfrog

Join Julie Geiss and her crew as they embark on “Operation Bullfrog” late at night under the cover of darkness.
Badlands National Park

Yellow sweet clover is appealing to the eye but damaging to the land in a mixed-grass prairie, like the one at Badlands National Park.
firefly

Julie Geiss recalls the first night her family spotted lightning bugs at dusk on their property and the lessons they learned from watching them.
tomatoes

Julie Geiss takes us back to the end of summer sometime in the 1980s, during a time of sibling rivalries and prized Egyptian heirloom tomatoes.
wild ponies

Julie Geiss shares memories from a recent family road trip to Assateague State Park and National Seashore and the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
fishing rod

Julie Geiss' son has fallen in love with fishing — "hook, line and sinker."
Swallow Falls State Park

Julie Geiss and her family visit Swallow Falls State Park in Garrett County, Maryland.
Raised-bed garden

Julie Geiss recalls the first year she and her husband planted a herb and vegetable garden, or rather gardens.
Mountain laurel

Julie Geiss recalls a recent trip to Laurel Ridge State Park and all the beautiful floral blooms she saw during her hike.