A story remains, however.
One of the maxims that Ryan has spread throughout our campus is BE AWARE OF THE WORLD AROUND YOU.
We apply this saying in many situations in our classroom, social thinking groups and particularly in spreading a love and enjoyment of the outdoors.
Hanging out with the family in a suburban backyard and using that awareness can lead to amazing discoveries:
Across the creek lie a fawn, curled up and waiting for mama!
Our intrepid amateur naturalist and camera trapper swiftly set up a cam to observe behavior:
mother chases off a rascally raccoon
nursing the young
We are often merely intruders on a rich world that surrounds us. Step outside and report back what is happening in your 'hood.