Road Trip: Utah National Parks

We just returned from an incredible road trip that took us through the Utah National Parks. This was the trip planned for a year ago, cancelled due to COVID. Ironically, an unexpected health issue almost prevented us from going. We literally determined we could go at 6:00 pm the night before we were to leave….

Travel Destination: Panama City Beach, Florida

The final destination on our recent road trip back in October was Panama City Beach, Florida. As I mentioned in my post on our visit to Orange Beach, Alabama (see post here) we headed out under rainy skies, enjoying the sites along the road leading to Panama City Beach. As Orange Beach and surrounding areas…

Bird Weekly – Photo Challenge

This week Lisa challenges us with “Birds with long wingspans” in her post here. I was excited about this challenge because I snapped the photos below when visiting Panama City Beach, Florida and was waiting for an opportunity to post them. While visiting a park area, I looked up in time to take several photos…

Travel Destination: Orange Beach, Alabama

Don’t you just love the name? Orange Beach! I think that is one reason I wanted to visit. That, and the fact that I have never been to Alabama. So, why Orange Beach? I planned our road trip somewhat last minute, not real sure it would come to fruition. But when it looked like it…

BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – LONG LEGGED BIRDS

On our recent visit to Panama City Beach, Florida, I saw this bird a few times when walking the beach. The thing that stood out to me was his yellow feet. I was able to identify him as a Snowy Egret. He moved quickly and I had a hard time snapping a great photo (especially…