Our preserve has water!

Last year we discovered a nature preserve three miles from our home. It was and still is in the process of being constructed. In the past, areas of this new park would flood during rain and monsoon season, as it is adjacent to a river wash. The areas have been renovated and there is a…

Silent Sunday

“We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.” ~ Mother Teresa

Photo Medley

A medley of photos from my recent walks. Happy Easter!💚✝🙏 “To the attentive eye, each moment of the year has its own beauty, and in the same fields, it beholds, every hour, a picture which was never seen before, and which shall never be seen again.”~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

“Our very contract with nature has a deep restorative power; contemplation of its magnificence imparts peace and serenity.” ~ Pope John Paul II

Dear little grebe

Dear little grebeYou are often so far away This day you came closeDid our eyes connect?Did you see me?Do you know the joy I felt as I saw you swimming along the reeds?As you peeked my wayWe had a moment, don’t you think?As you swam in circles with your little friendDid our souls connect? Perhaps…