Travel Destination: Arches National Park, Utah

After visiting the Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce, and Capital Reef National Parks, our next stop was Arches National Park. Arches was one of our top favorites and one of the busiest. We arrived last May, right before the summer vacations, and we only had one location where parking was a challenge. We postponed that stop…

Start the year off with a smile!

Welcome 2022! May we all find reasons to smile in this new year 😊 A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. ~ Phyllis Diller Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

Turkey Vulture

Yesterday on my walk I saw this turkey vulture perched in his tree. It was just after sunrise and he was still in the shade. When I circled back around the small lake he was still there warming in the bright sun. This was the first time I’ve seen one close enough to photograph. After…

I see the weekend!

“Weekend planning is a prime time to apply the Deathbed Priority Test: On your deathbed, will you wish you’d spent more prime weekend hours grocery shopping or walking in the woods with your kids?”~ Hal Borland 🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼

Flower stages

These too are of a burning color–not orange, not gold, but if pure gold were liquid and could raise a cream, that golden cream might be like the color of the poppies. ~John Steinbeck When you go for a walk, take seeds with you, poppies, rainbow chard, rocket. Plant them among the weeds in patches…