In this book are stories about bears, horses, a pine that lived a thousand years, Dr. Woodpecker, my dog "Scotch," snow-shoeing through the mountains, some coyotes, and the beaver. The bear story was told to me; but I was a part of the others. I wonder if you will sometime write a story of your experiences in the mountains. Out with Nature, the bears, birds, flowers, and the trees have many secrets that no one knows. Would you like to help discover these secrets?<br><br>No one has ever found where the chimney swift spends its winter. Each autumn, flocks of these birds travel slowly down the Atlantic coast to the Gulf of Mexico where they are seen by thousands. Suddenly they disappear. Five months later they reappear at the place where last seen and start northward for their summer home.