Sacred Sunday: On a tall, giant rock in the middle of Lake Bled in Slovenia, sits a church. There are nearly 100 steps from the water to the first landing of this church. Inside, its history is meticulously maintained. Original art fading in places, statues of saints that have been excavated on the property lean … More Church Rock
One of the many gifts of wandering is discovering new things. Food is no exception. I am no survivalist. I am not even a rugged outdoorsperson. But my wandering mojo allows me to find new and interesting things on well worn paths in the Florida woods or crooked and broken up sidewalks in India and … More Four Women, A Rooftop and an Indian Man
I am lucky enough to live not much more than an hour away from the Ocala National Forest in central Florida. There, on beautiful Lake Kerr, is a yoga institute that I frequent. This young buck was raised by humans across the street from the institute when it was orphaned. He loves human contact and … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy
Orlando Wetlands Park.
Not far from my home is an alligator infested lake that I love to haunt. There is something life-affirming about witnessing prehistoric creatures move and live in their natural habitat. The other gift of this nearly unspoiled environment are the majestic nests the osprey build in the tall dead trees. There is always something magical … More Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Wood/Spring
Jaipur, India. While the city of Jaipure is anything but remote, this castle in the middle of the lake requires a boat or a very strong swimmer to get to it. This photo was taken early in the morning with the sun in the “wrong” place, but the angle gives the structure an air … More A Word a Week Photo Challenge – Remote
Over there on the Facebook I’ve been posting H photos all week. I was feeling a little stumped on topics to I cast out into the ethers for suggestions. There were some great ideas. These are a few of the topics.
A beautiful sunset over Lake Kerr in Salt Springs, FL is accentuated by the silhouette of a perfectly straight pier. My photo for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge.
My relationship with Florida has evolved much like a good marriage. It began courting me when I was younger, using my grandparents as bait. I would fly from Washington DC to St. Petersburg by myself when I was about 8. The lovely stewardesses (that’s what they were called back then) would take good care of … More I Heart Florida – Alphabet Photo Challenge – F