Tag Archives: summer

It’s Road Trip Season!

The Post hits the road with writer Jack Feerick to explore trips inspired by the pioneer routes and trails that opened up this country to expansion. Here we map out some fascinating journeys for your summer travels. ... More

Classic Covers: Life’s a Beach

Some people are in heaven at the beach. Take the pretty lady on the left in Kurt Ard’s August 1958 cover. To her husband, who must burn and peel easily, the beach seems more like that other place. But coated with a variety of potions and covered up to the chin, he is making the sacrifice for her. Perhaps she’ll return the favor tomorrow and settle for a shady spot. ... More

Classic Covers: Dog Days of Summer

Ah, the days before Super Soaker squirt guns. Pedestrians wisely steer clear, even though a squirt of cold water might feel pretty good on this hot summer day. Grown-ups, too, have their way of getting through the “dog days.” ... More

Rose Care in Summer

To enjoy their beauty and scent for the longest time possible, roses require special care. But you can’t just rely on the sun and the rain. ... More

Gardening in June

June is the month that brings bugs out in full force and sets off the annual gardener’s battle waged against insects, disease, and wildlife. Here are some strategies for helping you win the war. ... More

The Oak

Frances Frost first began publishing poetry in the early 1930s. She was awarded the Katharine Lee Bates poetry prize by the New England Poetry Club in 1933 and later published four novels and a number of children’s books. Her poem “The Oak” was published in the August 19, 1938, issue. ... More
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