Whenever I post photos of nature, this is one of the first questions that pops up. I also get, “I want to go where you go,” “Where is this?” “Can you take me with you?” Who knows how genuine these queries and comments are – haven’t we all supported our friends’ posts in similar ways? … More Where Do You Go?
Wandering Wednesday: Cedar Key, Florida. I wish I could tell you how long it took to get to certain places. From my house on the east side of Orlando it took us about 7 hours to get to Cedar Key. I believe it is probably less than a 3 hour drive. Such is the life … More Subtraction = Abundance
Meandering Monday Exploring my town on foot always helps me feel grounded, established where I live. Like I know the place. I begin to see the same cars driving by at the same times and people out walking just like me. I notice when someone paints their house or if a small business has closed. … More Swampkeeper’s Secrets
Growing up a vanilla Methodist, the word sanctuary simply meant that place in church where the minister would drone on and on forever. It’s where I sang in the choir – a mostly social event for me – took communion, and sat on hard benches waiting for the day when I could make my own … More Sanctum
So I came up with this idea to keep myself engaged in my wanderings and stories and photography. It’s not original, but it seems to be working for me. At least on Facebook. But I want more. More words, more stories, better stories, so I’m expanding to THE BLOG (I wish there was an echo … More Shaping My Days
It was 43 degrees in middle Florida this morning, so naturally I should go for a walk. I pulled on my longest pair of capris, shoved my feet into the shoes that just took me around India and Eastern Europe, wrapped my body in no less than four layers – since I was certain the … More Blue Bird Day
There is so much pink in nature that I had to break this challenge up into categories! From Roseate Spoonbills in Florida – my favorite silly birds – to the majestic flamingos in India, yes India! Surreal blushes of natures folly. More fabulous pinks here.
How they create such tiny stunning works of art will remain a beautiful mystery to me. A little dew helps bring out their fine handiwork.. More examples of intricate in this weeks Weekly Photo Challenge.
It was a beautiful sunny day. One of the surprise Spring Florida days that actually felt like spring. Low humidity, cool breezes, blue skies and white puffy clouds. It was a great day to be outside. I ran into these four gents taking the waters. It was not necessary for them to immerse completely in … More Smiling Birds Spa Days
Out beyond what the eye can see here there are lively coral reefs deep within the crystal blue sea. Wandering around and exploring the relatively remote Long Island in the Bahamas revealed many magical gifts. More beautiful reefs here.