We need a “❤” button

Don’t you think this sweet little bunny with the torn ear needs some love? “No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” ~ Maya Angelou

What am I?

I found this beautiful creature Saturday morning. I’ve yet to determine what he/she is. I assume he/she is part of the dragonfly family. Any thoughts? I didn’t even realize he/she was in this photo until I looked on my computer. I believe this is a damselfly on the top of the plant. So tiny I…

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…

Lessons from a tree squirrel

I was mesmerized watching this cute tree squirrel we discovered on our Riverside Walk at Zion National Park. As I reviewed the photos, it came to me that a few lessons could be gleamed from the antics of this resourceful little squirrel. Balance in life is important Always be well groomed, a good presentation from…

A dose of cuteness

My post yesterday stirred up some sadness with regards to the demise of the poor frog that my heron had for breakfast. Nature can be tragic at times. To help lighten the mood, here is a dose of raccoon cuteness for your Sunday afternoon. I am grateful for outdoor friends who cheerfully direct those of…