Mt. Shasta is a peaceful town near the Oregon/California border surrounded by wonderful opportunities for summer adventure and relaxation. My … Continue reading A Summer Guide to Our Favorite Mt. Shasta Lakes
Wet shaving with a straight razor or safety razor was extremely popular until the first Bic disposable razor appeared in … Continue reading Traditional Wet Shaving
Gorillas live in one of the most violent places on earth and are essentially sitting ducks. The two gorilla species … Continue reading Gorillas: In the Midst of Destruction
How Bees Make Honey (there’s science to it) Honey begins as nectar, a sugary liquid secreted by flowers. Worker bees … Continue reading What to Know Before Starting a Beehive Pt.1
This year marks Land Rover’s 70th Anniversary and the rebirth of the Defender. To pay tribute, we are recognizing the creators of the iconic utility vehicle and taking a look at Land Rover’s past. We also thought you might like to know how the Defender got it’s name.
We spent a total of eight days and traveled over 400 miles along Costa Rica’s west coast with a group of talented highschool choir students. I summarize our trip by describing what we did in each town, what we saw, and the people we met.
“I looked out my window as our behemoth of a bus went over a bridge and realized that we were above a river overpopulated by crocodiles. We traveled along several cliffs allowing us to see many coves that dotted the shoreline. It was easy to imagine a pirate ship anchored in the distant bay.”
In this article, I introduce you to insect collecting and provide you with a brief introduction on how to properly start and maintain an insect collection. I will also walk you through the stages of collecting, preserving, and displaying specimens. Continue reading “How to Properly Start and Maintain an Insect Collection”