Monthly Archives: October 2011

Those Ivied Walls

The “Ivy League” was originally a sports arrangement, existing unofficially in the 19th century, getting its name in the 1930s and finally coming into formal existence in 1954. The seven of the eight schools included – Dartmouth College, the University … Continue reading

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Bob’s Your Uncle Sumac

One of the first trees to show signs of the draining of chlorophyll from its leaves in the fall is the sumac. As the excision layer grows across the base of the petiole, cutting off the supply of raw materials … Continue reading

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