Sally: a brief journey; an excursion or trip.
Did you read Peyton Place when you were a kid or an adult? Were you shocked? After all these years, there's just one part I remember, and it was indeed quite 'racy.' There was an excellent, in-depth article in NH Magazine about the author Grace Metalious. You may read it online here.
There was a really encouraging piece in The Christian Science Monitor on how independent bookstores are doing. You may read it here:
I heard a very upsetting story on the radio program Here and Now about the Monarch butterflies. There are 59% fewer that made it to Mexico this winter. The good news is that there are things you and I can do in our own gardens and communities to possibly help the situation. You may read more here. Your place may even become certified as an official Monarch Waystation. I find this incredibly exciting and am looking into it for Windy Poplars Farm.