When I dropped my daughter off at school, the teacher complimented me on my make up and asked if I was going on a date or going to work. I smiled and thanked her. On the one hand, it was neither. On the other hand it was both. Part of my work is documenting the … Continue reading girl with a tripod
Birds Atop Trees and Phone Wires
For you, it’s simple chatter For me, it’s all that mattersFor stuck inside these four wallsI hear how nature callsI no longer feel unsettled and alone Wherever I go, in Nature I find home
Let the Sun Shine
Your warm embrace All my painful memories erasedYou hold me, ever present The old me wasn’t present But now I’m sustained Purely by the shine of your rays
Thanksgiving Outdoors Style
My husband and I moved to Georgia when my daughter was just a bun in the oven. We miss our immediate families on Thanksgiving, but enjoy taking advantage of the gorgeous autumn weather. One year we spent Thanksgiving at Lake Lanier. This year we went for a hike at Amicalola Falls. Both times were sunny … Continue reading Thanksgiving Outdoors Style
Hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving and enjoys the holiday weekend. There’s so much to be grateful for. I’m so grateful for my sweet kitty. I don’t know what I would do without her. She is quirky and adorable and so freakin’ fluffy and soft. And my child? My husband? My heart is so connected … Continue reading ThanksGiving
Cherishing the Outdoors During Social Distancing
I'm very grateful that social distancing is happening during the rebirth of spring. The world is in crisis, but the trees are glowing in their greenery and flowers of red, orange, and pink are blossoming abundantly. It truly raises my spirits in this difficult time. The past few days my tot and I have been … Continue reading Cherishing the Outdoors During Social Distancing
Outdoor Workouts Abound As Gyms Close
I miss the gym, but I am enjoying seeing more people on the street—jogging, going for walks. It's lovely, especially with spring blossoming around us. I'm also enjoying my outdoor jogs, which I hadn't done for quite a while. When you work out outdoors, you get the endorphins of the exercise, as well as the … Continue reading Outdoor Workouts Abound As Gyms Close
Healing Powers of Nature; Put Your Phone Down and Go Outside!
I spent more time outdoors than usual today since the weather was sunny and warm. At the end of the day I felt much lighter than usual. Almost giddy. And I had the following thought: It used to be that people spent A LOT more time outdoors. Now we are often cramped up indoors, add … Continue reading Healing Powers of Nature; Put Your Phone Down and Go Outside!