RAIN

You know the old rhyme: April showers bring May flowers. True enough - the wet weather in early spring is often followed by brilliant sunshine and an influx of beautiful flowers. While waiting for the drier and warmer days ahead, your group ... Read more

UP IN THE SKY

March is a transition month from wintertime to spring, and the weather is often unpredictable. From cold temperatures, gusty winds, and snow showers to warm temperatures, gentle breezes, and sunshine, the wild swings can make for some ... Read more

HEARTS

February is the month for hearts and the celebration of love and friendship. On the occasion of Saint Valentine’s Day, lovers and friends exchange gifts that come from the heart, such as candy, flowers, and cards. During the observation of ... Read more

BRIDES

The wedding season is underway, and beaming brides-to-be are getting ready to walk down the aisle. The celebration of a wedding – whether simple or elaborate – is a special time for a couple, their families and friends. Ring the wedding ... Read more

BUZZING BEES

Spring is a hectic time of the year – around the house, in the garden, on the farm. In fact, some folks say they’re “busy as a bee” in the springtime. Why the comparison? Just like the bees, people are flying from one chore or activity to ... Read more

SPRING COMES CALLING

The wait is over. Springtime is officially here – at least on the calendar. It’s time for sun-kissed days, gentle breezes, birds and blossoms – and an occasional shower of rain.  The arrival of spring is a welcome relief after the cold and ... Read more

TIME, TIME, TIME

Spring forward, fall back – sound familiar? The daylight hours will soon be longer, thanks to the arrival of Daylight Savings Time (DST) in March. Setting your clocks - and other timepieces - forward one hour might conjure up a memory or ... Read more

YEAR IN, YEAR OUT

ACTIVITIES FOR DECEMBER Days, weeks, months, years – oh, how time flies! Before this year comes to an official end, your group might enjoy some sessions that focus on the passing of years. We all have a version of “It seems like just ... Read more

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

The holiday season is fast approaching, and many people are making plans to travel “home” to be with relatives and loved ones. Wherever it may be, “home” holds a special place in our hearts. Rekindle a few nostalgic memories of hearth and ... Read more

KITTENS AND CATS

Leaf through the family photo album, and odds are, you’ll find some snapshots of children and their pets. Pets – especially dogs and cats – are treasured members of the family. They provide unconditional love, affection, and companionship. ... Read more