When I was a little girl, A Girl Iof the Limberlost was my favorite story. I identified with the girl because she played the violin and loved nature. There were other reasons, too, but I won't go into those in a public blog.

I just wrote an article about the Gene Stratton Porter experiences kids can have in Indiana. Both of her Indiana homes are open to the public, and they are a wonderful way to get a look into the life of someone who put nature first.

She was an extraordinary woman for her time. She was an environmentalist before the word was even coined.

You can read my article here: Gene Stratton Porter and Children and Nature Awareness Month

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