I want to turn the whole thing upside down I'll find the things they say just can't be found I'll share this love I find with everyone We'll sing and dance to Mother Nature's songs I don't want this feeling to go away." ~ Jack Johnson, "Upside Down"
I was up bright and early Saturday morning. Well, early... not so bright. I was awake before sunrise. I had a date with 2,000 other early birds for the 30th Annual Eglin Air Force Base Gate-to-Gate Run/Walk/Ruck. I've been there, done that before, and was excited to join in again. The event, held Memorial Day … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend
"There are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become.” ~ Orison Swett Marden
“He’s got the heart of a lion.” “What the hell is that supposed to mean?” “You know, that he’s über brave.” “Sure he’d be brave it he was a lion. He could take your arm off with one bite. What does he have to be afraid of? He’s the friggin’ King of the Jungle.” “Okay, … Continue reading Heart of gold
She used to make fun of her dad whenever he’d take their family down all those back country roads during summer vacations. Shunning the heavily trafficked interstates, he would say that the old roads had character, that they were a time capsule of a quieter, slower time. Along the way he would point out various … Continue reading Hey, baby
She only needs a little attention, a little grunt work. Put some time in sanding and spraying on a few layers of primer, maybe some metal fabrication. Being out exposed to the elements has caused major rust damage, and rotted the floor board out, but it can all be fixed. The grill is gone. Bet a … Continue reading Worth the trouble
Occasionally, in the interval between high tide and low tide, natural elements form small pools inside hollows of sand. Wind and sun continue to swirl the captured seawater, carving deeply textured patterns in the bed of the pools. As the sun performs its vanishing act on the water, evaporating it all away before tides change again, these patterns remain. A stark … Continue reading Sand sculpture