Sunday, August 1, 2021
Elderberries

Julie Geiss weighs in on the new fad in immunity support — elderberry products — and the work it takes to harvest them.
Killdeer nest

Julie Giess recounts a recent run-in with a killdeer and reflects on what a great time of year it is for birdwatchers.
Falls Park

Julie Giess and her family embark on a journey to see the country from the midwest, across the prairies and all the way to Badlands National Park. 
Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve

Julie Geiss visits Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve to enjoy the many attractions.
camping tent

Whether it's a connection with family or nature that is being sought, both can be found camping.
geiss wooden ladder

Julie Geiss and her family explore the trails at Badlands National Park before departing for Custer State Park.
Lake County

Julie Geiss shares her experience hiking scenic segments of the Buckeye Trail and other smaller trails in Lake County, Ohio.
peacock

Julie Geiss recalls the time she tried to raise peafowl and all the trials and tribulations that came with it. Is she going for round two?
Outer Banks

Julie Geiss and her family return to the Outer Banks of North Carolina every year. She shares some thoughts and memories from her most recent trip.
The Linesville Spillway is home to ravenous carp. (Julie Geiss photo)

Julie Geiss and her family recently visited the Linesville Spillway at Pymatuning State Park to feed the ravenous carp at the well-known "bowl."