A summer of butterflies 🦋

The weather outside is cool. The sun is beautiful, but the desert is dry and void of summer colors. Photos are a great way to go back in time and relive the beauty. It is a reminder that spring is soon to come. It brings hope of flower blossoms and summer butterflies. If you want…

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…

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 🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼

My baby coots are growing up

What a joy when I discovered these baby coots several weeks ago. Who’d have thought I would see them several times and be able to document their growth? What odd little cuties! (or as my cousin called them, “cooties” 🥰) And how sweet they look at all ages. ❤ This was my most recent photo:…

Our day in the sun

With family here from out of town, and most everything open now, we took the opportunity to explore our Desert Museum. The weather was just a bit on the warm side, but it was beautiful. Surprising, it was quite busy. I believe that may be due to Spring Break. It did seem a bit surreal…