Tag Archives: Belin the cat

The Tough Life of a Feral Cat

As I walked up the path to Longwood Garden’s Peirce–du Pont House, I noticed a group of visitors looking into a wooded area as six large crows screamed violently overhead. They were attacking an owl tucked safely among the tree … Continue reading

Posted in Longwood Gardens | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Longwood’s Un-Haunted (For Now) Peirce–du Pont House

Visitors at Longwood Gardens occasionally ask me if the Peirce-du Pont House is haunted. Parts of the house go back to 1730, so it is a natural question to ask. I assure them it is not, since I have been … Continue reading

Posted in Longwood Gardens | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Rainy Days at Longwood Gardens

I especially enjoy rainy days while volunteering at Longwood Gardens.  The pace is noticeably slower and conversations more intimate.  The visitors are fewer, and we have time to leisurely discuss the history of the house, the Gardens, and the du … Continue reading

Posted in Longwood Gardens | Tagged , | 2 Comments