Author Archives: J. F. Booth

About J. F. Booth

I am a writer and educator.

Another Look at Tools (What’s Up? Magazine) December, 2019

Another Look at Tools by Janice F. Booth Dec. 13, 2019 Somewhere, lurking in that dark corner in the garage, or behind the boxes of swim fins and badminton equipment, or in that plastic storage box by the driveway, your … Continue reading

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Doing What We Can to Improve the Environment

by Janice F. Booth Oct. 15, 2019 What’s Up? Annapolis Expand Our lovely, lush, green lawns contribute significantly to the Chesapeake Bay pollution. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) continues to raise the alarm on the dire condition of the Bay. … Continue reading

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End of a decade, but not the end of the Osprey Chronicles

Mea culpa! The year and the decade are drawing to a close and I have not brought my fellow groupies up-to-date on our beloved Ospreys, Opal and Oscar.  I will try to rectify my laxity now. For our intrepid couple, … Continue reading

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Virginia is Notable for More Than Traffic Jams

Janice F. Booth for What’s Up? Magazine, Sept. 2019 Autumn is fast approaching; schools are opening, and our gardening tasks are abating…at least for a few weeks. Now’s a perfect time to plan a few day trips to gardens that … Continue reading

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Old Favorites: Heirloom Flowers add To A Garden’s Charm

A riot of colors peeking through a white-washed picket fence, a creaky screen door, a gravel path, and random scents both pungent and sweet… Images, sounds, touch, and smells evoke gardens of our childhood, or pictures in crumbling albums of … Continue reading

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