August morning

The white trail called us forth this morning.   The weather was cooler and no humidity.    This trail embraces and hugs the lake I dubbed as my “happy place”.  Maggie was grateful to be out exploring the scent. The boats all sat waiting for their owners to dance with them on the water.  The fisherman…

The Little Things

Many of us take walks in nature and to accomplish something – whether its to get our daily steps in, or to channel the dogs energy or just to clear our heads, I understand as I have done all of the above.  When was the last time you truly embraced nature and noticed the little…

Lake Time

On a glorious afternoon in August a group of friends gathered for a reunion.   The magic of the water was aparent.   Opening up the doors to the home and stepping out on the deck you were drawn to the water. The abundance of dragonflies danced around us.   This little slice of heaven provided the perfect…

Looking UP!

I have always been one to focus forward.   Sitting idle is not in my being.   I always have a to do list, and my head is always down focused on one or many different things.     The word SLOW was not in my world, until recently. I can remember growing up and laying in the…

Rolling Dunes

My heart seeks and searches for adventure.   Finding gems off the beaten path.    The land untouched by development running parallel to the ocean is breathtaking. I had a unique opportunity to explore and climb the dunes.   There was an abundance of vegetation growing on this land and I chose to explore the highs and…

Sunrise

I love the peace and quiet of the mornings.   When the kids were young, I always wanted that first cup of coffee to breathe and set the pace for the day.   Things haven’t changed much and I do love the mornings, whether on my deck or sitting out in nature. This particular morning at the…

30 Day Commitment

I am committed to posting on this photo blog for the next 30 days to share the abundance of pictures I have taken.   To inspire, to excite you and for you to see the amazing nature that surrounds us! The have been hiking 2-3 times a week and always with the camera.   Who has ever…

Impressions in the Sand

May weather is always unexpected and every changing.   Leaving PA and traveling south I encountered ever changing weather; from rain to fog to crystal clear skies.     It felt like a breath of fresh air as I crossed into the land of freedom. I have always played it safe, but this truly challenged me.   I…

Maggie @ the Beach

I love watching children play in the sand.   The freedom of exploration and movement, the delight in their senses well the same can be said for a dog at the beach. Everything is exciting.   The sand, rocks and water all create a delicious field of adventures.   Catch a wiff of a passing dog, remnants of…

Yellow Trail

The day started early and off into on the Yellow Trail I go.   Maggie is loving the smells of spring as we venture forward.  Off to a switch back climb and the calves are starting to wake up.  The green hues of spring are appearing and the sun is bright with the crisp air of…

On the backside

The water was calm and the sun was bright.   In the midst of winter finding a rare day when the winds are calm and the temperatures reasonable.    The draw of water attracts many, but in the quiet of February few were near. I am stepping into a new direction and road trips and water…

Avalon in February

Life is full of road trips and the winds took me a beach in New Jersey.   The sky was clear and the winds calm for this time of year. The area is usually full of hustle and bustle in season but this day it was empty.   The temperature was just a bit too cold for…