Totem Animal: Deer

If you live just about anywhere, deer are abundant. You may see them in the fields as you drive down the road. They might be in the woods, darting away as you hike closer. Perhaps they even make their way to your front lawn to munch on your shrubs and apple trees. My favorite experiences […]

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Totem Animal: Frog

Ribbit….Chirp…..Croak….. You can hear them calling. It’s like a choir in the night. What are they singing? Native American teachings say they are calling for the rain. Frogs embody water medicine. Water surrounds their entire existance. They begin life in the water and they must learn to swim with it. Only when they have mastered […]

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Totem Animal: Great Blue Heron

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 […]

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Tanglepedia

I was able to take a trip to the art shop yesterday and picked up a little sketch book and a pen cloth to keep my zentangles supplies in.  In my newest bible, The Joy of Zentangle, there is a lot of tangles to learn. The authors of the book suggest to have a key […]

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Tangles in the Shadows

Last weekend my son and I were at the playground. It was a beautiful sunny day yet the wind was a tad too cold to be without a coat. While my son ran around playing, I took out my phone and started taking pictures. When I looked on the ground underneath the rope ladder, I […]

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Bee AwareΒ 

I just recently learned that the U.S. has officially put the rusty patched bumblebee on the endangered species list. There are 46 different species of bumblebee in the United States. It would be most beneficial to prevent that number from decreasing! There are various ways to help our buzzing friends… Plant specific flowers that bumblebees […]

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Totem Animal: Pheasant

A few days ago, I was driving with my husband and we noticed something move beside the road ahead. As we drew closer it was evident that the creature was a male pheasant. What a beautiful bird! It had a metallic green capupon his head and the iconic tail feathers trailed behind him as he […]

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