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Get Your Hands Dirty at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center Get Your Hands Dirty at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center

By Jim Caton

From rolling in the mud to gazing at the stars, visitors at the Center are encouraged not only to learn about nature but to participate in it in immediate, fun and helpful ways.

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Jim Caton is a Staff Writer at Connecticut Homes.

An English teacher for twenty-five years, first at a college near Buffalo and then at a prep school near Detroit, Jim Caton loves talking, teaching and writing. He holds an M.A. and a J.D. and has worked as a law clerk, bartender, metal plating line operator, hi-lo driver, dishwasher, hardware clerk, and he spent four hours working for a cab company. Jim is a songwriter who plays the open-mic circuit and enjoys building furniture and guitars. He is currently at work on two books, a journalistic analysis of the privatization phenomenon titled Upside Down, and a children's fantasy novel titled The Wicker House.