Tag: Digital Photography

The First Summer Destination: NYC

In the vein of “doing” more than “thinking” more, I thought no more than a millisecond to decide on grabbing my 15 year old son to drive East, as our first post-Covid, fully vaccinated trip. Our destinations: New York City and the beach. And staying at my mom’s in New Jersey

Like a Walk in the Park

Last month I mentioned that I was hoping to get my groove back with this new Spring season, and I’m happy to say that the groove is kind of on, in my garden and in my life.  In my garden beds, I planted the sugar snap peas, radishes, arugula and

The start of a gardening journal

When the pandemic hit this year, it seemed pretty likely that I wouldn’t be traveling much this summer. The last few years our family trips has been chock full of amazing experiences – The Badlands, Devil’s Tower, Mount Rushmore, Mammoth Cave, Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, Mojave National

Bloom Report #3

As we all stay at home, Spring is busy out there continuing to bloom. As comparison from last 2 posts, here are the same plants, pictured 5 days apart (last set photographed April 3rd). Also, I’m adding another tree for me to watch its growth, a Norwegian Maple, because it’s

Needles Highway and the rest of 2018

So it’s obvious to see that after my last post about the Badlands in September, my website was really neglected for the rest of the year. And that’s probably because of several things: School Cross Country Season Birthday celebrations Burn out The annual time of the year that I start

The Badlands

Over the summer this year, I experienced the most unique and breathtaking landscape I had ever witnessed: the Badlands of South Dakota. It would not be an exaggeration to say that when we first got out of the car to explore the landscape, I started to cry. The vastness, the

Mount Rushmore and some awesome animals

The first real, full day of the vacation was at Keystone, SD. We drove to Mount Rushmore and on the road we could see it on the horizon and I started to say, “OMG, there it is!!” If you haven’t been to Mount Rushmore, there is a winding road to

Interstate 90

It took two days to get us to a landscape we had never seen before. And the long drive was completely worth it. It has taken a long time to go through all the thousands of pictures I took on our trip to South Dakota and I’ll start with the

Genoa OH – 6/2/18

I am definitely not the kind of chick hanging out at 6am on a Saturday, but these are the things you do for your kids, right? We left at the crack of dawn to get to Genoa, Ohio and we met his fellow high school cross country runners; following a

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