Pumpkin Time!

Tomorrow is the first day of October! In my mind, October is the month of pumpkins. I’ve noticed that the huge orange globes are already piling up at local grocery stores, despite the fact that it’s still 90 degrees here. I can’t help smiling at the pumpkins because fall is such a beautiful season!  …

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A Day for Mosquitoes

Tomorrow is World Mosquito Day! This makes me chuckle a bit because it sounds like we should be celebrating those blood-sucking little vampires. But after some digging, I found that this “holiday” celebrates the anniversary of the day (August 20, 1897) that Sir Ronald Ross, a British scientist, discovered that mosquitoes transmit the malaria parasite….

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Fun at the Zoo!

The Mailbox® is located in North Carolina, and I just recently learned an interesting fact about our state. We now have the largest zoo in the world. Yes, the world! The North Carolina Zoo is a 500 acre natural habitat zoo. So if you live in NC, or you find yourself here, you might want…

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