Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 2 Mar 2015 06:17:16 EDTMon, 2 Mar 2015 06:17:16 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSquirrels and crowshttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/609608.htmlThe Scene: It is a snow-covered sunny morning, relatively warm given the recent weather. The sky is a cerulean blue and the trees, gray in their winter garb, cast long shadows across the drifts.Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTSome winter gardening tipshttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/609609.htmlThis winter season we have been experiencing a consistent snow and really cold temperatures. Here are some great tips to get us, and our plants, through these cold months. There is a good side to all this snow.Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTPerfect microclimatehttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/608987.htmlThere is a spot outside where it is always 53 degrees, whatever the season. This is considered a microclimate, a tiny piece of habitat that is different from what surrounds it. This area may be a few feet across or several miles wide.Sun, 15 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTA 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 EDT