simplicity, elementals

Elementals #10 – Simplicity

Elementals #10 – Simplicity This week I didn’t get to take a nature walk, and that might be the case for the next few weeks. I’m working extra shifts before my vacation in mid-September. I’m finally going back east to visit my mother in Virginia. We’ve been waiting for the virus to calm down, but…

nature, lake, poetry

Trailside Beauty

Trailside Beauty ~ nature’s beauty calls whispers among the forest the language of love ~ Much like John Muir, I go to the woods to be set right. To restore my mind, body, and spirit by communing with nature. These images are taken along one of my favorite places to hike around town at Lake…

summer heat, poetry

Summer Heatwaves

Summer Heatwaves ~ heatwaves roll across the country ripples shimmer in the air flowers glow in golden fields the cycles of life press onward while we humans take cover indoors retreating to air-conditioned spaces weary of the heat and humidity if one braves the heat we’re rewarded with sweat rivers pouring down our skin cooling…

love, earth, poetry

Soul Spaces 118- Rebirthing Love

Soul Spaces 118- Rebirthing Love ~ relax and breathe in the peace feel the beauty, joy, and power despite the sea of chaos love still reigns supreme now more than ever we each must choose will we spread love or fear I choose love and harmony seeding love wherever I go blessing and nurturing all…

Elementals #8

Elementals #8 This week I’m sharing a taste of my neighborhood walks. I don’t get out to the state parks much anymore, so I try to get my nature time locally. Thankfully, I’ve learned to find and appreciate simple joys where I am, allowing nature’s elemental beauty to speak to my heart.  I’m still seeing…

natural wonders

Natural Wonders

Natural Wonders ~ the gift of friendship trees, bees, and flowers a babbling brook a path to walk mountain tops to see a broader view a sunset to pause and reflect these are a few of my favorite things the natural wonders ~ I took some time to hang out with friends in the last…

nature, flowers, love

Elementals #7

Elementals #7   ~ a walk in the park communing with bees and plants starstruck lovers swoon ~ I’m reviving my Elementals Series as a simple and fun way to share my love for nature. Especially in this time of corona madness, I’m grateful for a scenic yard, woodsy neighborhood, and easy access to nature.…

Soul Spaces 117- Self-Care

Soul Spaces 117 – Self-Care Now more than ever we need to take exquisite care of ourselves. Please make sure you are nourishing your body, mind, and soul. Photography is one of the ways I anchor myself in joy, wonder, and connection. Here are some of my favorite tips for self-care.  Spend time feeling gratitude,…