Category Archives: Nature

What’s Up? Magazine, my April column

Porches, Decks & Patios BY JANICE F. BOOTH APR. 21, 2021 For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice … Continue reading

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What’s Up? Magazine

If These Trees Could Talk BY MARK CROATTI, JANICE F. BOOTH APR. 20, 2021 Wandering through three Annapolis gardens on a journey through time Gardens are more than noble trees, graceful paths, and colorful flowers. Heart-wrenching tales of love, hate, suffering, and … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Opal and Oscar (Their 19th season)

I’m writing this post at a serious disadvantage. It’s 2020, and we humans are dealing with a deadly pandemic; we are quarantined.  Our friends, other species, are carrying on their lives – migrating, nesting, brooding, and enjoying Spring’s delights. Fortunately, … 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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