Monthly Archives: December 2008

December is a month of waiting.  Children wait, not so patiently, for Santa to arrive on December 24.  Adults spend time waiting in lines in stores, waiting out delays at airports to fly home, waiting for family members to be delivered safely to the wreath-draped door.  Students wait for their exams to be finished so […]

When we look out our windows from our cozy living rooms in winter, we look at a winter landscape that, depending on the weather that particular day, appears to be lifeless. Nothing could be further from the truth.  According to entomologist Hugh Philip, who joined me recently on Garden Talk, the radio show I host […]