Spirit of Tuscarora Trail

This trail at Tuscarora State Park is our favorite trail of all time.  We have hiked here hundreds of times and it’s simply the best.  There’s a variety of terrain here including a rhododendron thicket and a wetland meadow.  As well as seasonal wildflowers and even freshwater mussels.  Last year we met the gentleman who…

My Little Sunshine

Sunny walks to the creek with me. He follows me around everywhere lol. 😸

Sweet Rosy & Sunny

One of my favorite moments to capture is when I’m sitting outside with Rosy and Sunny.  I rub Sunny’s belly every single day.

Nature Heals

“Somewhere within you is a huge supply of happiness, always there, patiently waiting for you to reach out and grab it. It’s yours for the asking. And you ask by giving it your attention.” -Elle Sommer 💚🌳💚🌳💚 I have loved hiking since I was a kid and luckily I married someone who loves to go…

Garden Update – July 16, 2019

I wanted to do a little update on my garden.  I spent some time around the willow tree and remembered when my Aunt gave it to me as a cutting in 2010.  What once was a twig is now a magnificent sight.  I always loved how the branches hung down on weeping willows and thought,…

Weekend Exploring – June 2019

We started our weekend with brunch at The Tomato Pie Cafe.  We wanted to visit Hayloft Candles & Petting Zoo, but sadly it closed in February.  I went there almost every year for the last 30 years.  I started going there with my mom and grandmother and I’ll miss it so much.  So we went…

Summer Outdoor Challenge

Summer Outdoor Challenge 1. Play disc golf. 2. Have a picnic. 3. Go canoeing or kayaking. 4. Shop at a farmers market. 5. Write a haiku poem. 6. Take a picture of a butterfly. 7. Go to the beach at either the ocean or a lake. 8. Plant a tree and give it a name….

Betty Boop’s Adventure

Today Betty Boop went outside and enjoyed all of her favorite things to do.  All winter long she has been waiting for this day.  Every time we let her out when it was cold, she would come right back inside.  Well it was warm out today so she climbed a tree, walked across the logs,…