Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 20 Sep 2014 13:42:24 EDTSat, 20 Sep 2014 13:42:24 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssMaking memorieshttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/602880.htmlThis summer I had the good fortune to go on vacation with 16 members of my family. Some may think this a week to be tolerated. For me, this was a trip to anticipate with pleasure and to enjoy.Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSecrets of a happy wintergreen planthttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/602881.htmlThis is a tale of the little plant that couldn't. Eight or so years ago, I bought a small wintergreen plant from a good nursery. This wild ground cover from N.E. forests loves the humus rich, acidic soil found in the shade of our deciduous forests.Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTFascinating fall colors brighten autumn dayshttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/602577.htmlCRIN FREDRICKSON Fall sort of snuck up on me this year. I was driving into work, it was a Thursday, and I was lost in thought for most of the rid.Sun, 7 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTGreedy gardener's consolation: the blueberry always brings in a harvesthttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/602578.htmlOur last winter was the coldest in 60 years. My apple, apricot, cherry, peach, pear, nectarine, plum, and black walnut trees all had no flowers, and no fruit.Sun, 7 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTLitter on land and in waterhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/602303.htmlThis summer I started a list. 1. The south branch of Cattaraugus Creek, 2. A small, unnamed beach on Lake Erie, 3. Arkwright Falls, 4. The Chadakoin River, 5. Conewango Creek, 6. Long Point State Park.Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT