Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 25 Jan 2015 21:16:02 EDTSun, 25 Jan 2015 21:16:02 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssA good readhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/608180.htmlWinter seems to bring upon us a natural slowing down of life. Maybe it is just an echo of our more ancient, stronger connection to the natural world. Or a subtle reminder that we are still part of rather than separate from the natural world.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTWindow perspectivehttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/607651.htmlMy daughter and I sat by the water's edge at dusk reflecting on the wonderful day we had just spent hiking and exploring. We had already cooked and eaten our dinner and cleaned up camp.Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTHaphazard traditionhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/607351.htmlI have started this article six times. I have looked to past New Year's articles to see if I could reprint one. I have asked if anyone has a spare article that they would want to put in. I have typed and deleted and typed and deleted.Sun, 4 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhat's in a name?http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/607098.htmlIn the darkest days of winter, when one needs comforting, I turn to my favorite children's book, "Anne of Green Gables." There is one aspect to the character of this delightfully quirky but loving orphan that got me thinking recently.Sun, 28 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTGarden/landscape tasks for December gardenershttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/606859.htmlIt surely has been an interesting start to the winter season and technically it hasn't even started yet! The following are some early winter tips: Since we seem to be having a lot of temperature fluctuation without consistent snow cover, it's very...Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT