Until I was so rudely interrupted last week, along with my congratulatory accolades to the previous week's submitters, I had intended to report on how my Lenten closet purge went… you know the one, remove one thing each day and donate the pile at the end of 40 days. It was remarkably easy, even though … Continue reading 100 Word Challenge: Interrupted
Big skies at Big Lagoon State Park, near Pensacola, Florida.
Ornaments, white snow Sandy Claus is coming to town You better watch out For the past several years, I have gone to a local beach to snap a holiday photo. Sand on the Gulf Coast of Florida is crystalline quartz. It looks like fine, white sugar... or snow. Taking a new Christmas picture the first … Continue reading It’s looking a lot like Christmas
Saturday morning, I went on a photo hike for the first time in months. It was Mojave Hot. I was grateful for what shade I did have, and for the water I remembered to bring. I stayed away from the tourist-packed beaches, and instead took a ramble in the woods around Blackwater River State Park, … Continue reading Hot on the trail
No matter what kind of day I'm having - sad or blue, lonely or bored, angry or anxious - all that can disperse after some time outside. Walking in the sun, lounging on the beach, or hiking in the woods… it doesn’t take much, just a little sunshine, and I’m good to go. A warm dose … Continue reading A shot of Vitamin D
My Running Buddy and I hit the beach this weekend. Our first trip to the Gulf this year. It was glorious. The sun was shining, and the wind was brisk but not freezing. The beach was virtually empty of distracting tourists (except for the family of penguins who insisted in swimming in the 50F water), … Continue reading Making plans
Perusing my photo library for something to include in my Giving Thanks posts, I looked back to this time last year. It’s been raining here since Friday. Forecasts call for sunny skies the remainder of the week, much like it was last Thanksgiving. This is more like how the weather is supposed to be in … Continue reading Nothing but blue skies