While koozies are just a simple and fun project one can do with wool to keep hands comfortable and beverages insulated, the basic techniques and stitches used are the basis of all knitting, from scarves to shawls, mittens to hats, socks to sweaters. And being able to use local, natural resources to make clothes and accessories helps build personal and community resilience.
“Can we do science today?!” asked one especially inquisitive student as I stepped into the after school session at the Peninsula School in Prospect Harbor to gather up my group. Lucky for him, science was at the core of what we were doing that day and every other day during this after school series.
While the weather this winter fluctuated erratically from torrential downpours and warm weather to record-breaking blizzards and hard freezes, the message in MOS’s presentations remained rock solid: precisely articulate your reason for being, align your mission to every aspect of your organization, and plan meticulously