Spring Soccer in the Mud

SIMPLE | PLEASURES

Field Note: Professional soccer players run an average of 7 miles per game, excluding goalkeepers.

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Grand Hotel Gardens

TRAVEL | CULTURE

Field Note: You don’t need to pay to visit the Grand Hotel porch and gardens. Just south of the hotel are the tennis courts and a walking path, take the walking path into the woods, it leads to the Grand Hotel gardens and porch.

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Monarch Butterfly

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Field Notes: Monarchs born during the spring & summer seasons live for about a month. Monarchs born in late summer/fall migrate to Mexico, they live all winter and then migrate north in the spring. This whole process takes 4 generations to complete.

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Cotswold Cottage Gardens

HOME | GARDENS

Field Note: Cotswold stone is a yellow limestone from the Jurassic period. It’s rich in fossils, particularly of fossilised sea urchins, from when the Cotswolds in England were covered in sea water.

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American Chestnut

SIMPLE | PLEASURES

Field Note: Most likely American Chestnut lumber. Popular and plentiful in colonial America and rot-resistant.

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