Posts By: monique

Following Nature’s Lead

“If there is any wisdom running through my life now, in my walking on this earth, it came from listening in the Great Silence to the stones, trees, space, the wild animals, to the pulse of all life as my heartbeat.” – Vijali Hamilton The temperature is cooling, daylight hours are shortening, leaves have fallen,… Read more »

Sense of Place and Nature’s Role

    “An individual is not too distinct from his place. He is his place.” — Gabriel Marcel   Sense of place.  Have you heard this phrase? I first heard it several years ago and although it was new terminology to me, the concept was familiar. To put it simply, it refers to the meaning… Read more »

Awaken Your Senses in the Garden

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” –  John Burroughs Have you visited our gardens recently? Some blooms are starting to fade away but there is still plenty of color and interest. Sarah has done a wonderful job designing so that there’s always something in… Read more »

Neat Nature at Topsham Public Library

The following is the first of a new blog series from Monique, one of our new staff members. She will be writing once a month about all things nature that you can find at Topsham Public Library and its environs. It’s packed full of  fun facts and resources where you can learn more. Enjoy! Hi!… Read more »