The Great Blue Heron is common throughout North America. They can thrive in diverse climates ranging from the frozen shorelines of Alaska to subtropic swamps and even deserts. They also have a diverse diet. Though mainly feasting on fish, they have been known to seek out frogs, turtles, salamanders and even gophers. I have been… Continue reading Totem Animal: Great Blue Heron
Today marks six months since my family suffered the house fire. So much has happened in half a year it is no shock I’m caught out of breath at times. But lately I feel like I can take a breather, take a step back and get back on track to where we left off. We’ve… Continue reading Playing Catch Up
I tried out my new kayak the other weekend at Round Lake, NY. It was a beautiful area, especially following down Anthony Kill (Tenandaho Creek). There was an abundance of water lilies and dragonflies as well as other marshland critters. The air was cool and the sun was shining. We kayaked all the way around… Continue reading Photo Journal: Kayaking at Round Lake
Happy Father’s Day! I hope everyone had a great one. My family and I went kayaking at Nassau Lake on Sunday. My husband and son tried out their new kayaks. It was a hot and humid day but on the lake it was cool and breezy. We had a blast. My husband said his favorite… Continue reading Photo Journal: Father’s Day Kayaking
Did someone say party? My best friend did so we traveled to Put in Bay, Ohio for a combined bachelor/bachelorette party! A group of us met at Miller Ferry and rode the ferry to the island. It was about a twenty minute ride and the weather was beautiful! Once we arrived, we took a taxi… Continue reading Travel to: Put in Bay, Ohio
Today is the dirty thirty! It’s my birthday and I will never be in my twenties again. At least until I turn 120! Many people dread turning thirty but I feel rejuvenated! I feel like I’m beginning my next chapter. There is so much to learn and I feel refreshed. I’m getting my groove back… Continue reading June 1st!
It’s hard to say goodbye when someone has been at your side for ten years. On March 10th, I had to say goodbye to my greatest friend, DeSoto. He had been with me nearly his entire life. I received him from a friend of a friend when he was no more than a few months… Continue reading DeSoto: A Heart of Gold
It is hard to truly imagine the damage a house fire can bring if you haven’t experienced it yourself. I was outside with my dog, Desoto, my husband and my father-in-law. We had no idea what was happening until the fire alarm started to holler. The kids ran out of the house in their pajamas… Continue reading It Burns…Burns…Burns.
I’m a sharing a brief post with all of you to explain my future absence with my blog and artwork. A surreal and tragic event happened to my family this past weekend. Our home and everything we owned was burned in a housefire. I lost all of my art supplies, my camera, my pictures, all… Continue reading The Phoenix Rises from the Ashes
Our heavy hearts invited the rain to stay for the entire day. Our beloved Sasha passed away yesturday afternoon. She lived a long life of fourteen years, celebrating her birthday in December. Our beautiful white shepherd was often confused with a wolf. She is much smaller than one but her beauty and grace tricked many people… Continue reading Sasha: Queen Shepherd