Some beautfiul foliage from New Hampshire

The mountains up north are in peak color right now but things are looking quite pretty right here in our neck of the woods.  I went bushwhacking along this brook on Saturday toward a bright spot in the woods and look what I found!  A nice little beaver dam! A peak into the small pond…

The crooked apple tree

One day, completely unnoticed by the family, a small little seed sprouted on the edge of the compost pile. Time passed. The seed grew a woody stem and leaves. “Look! A little tree!,” the lady exclaimed. “It looks like a baby apple tree or maybe a pear tree.” For several years the baby tree grew…

Inspiration – Weekly Photo Challenge

Even looking at this photo inspires me to breath deeply and relax.  Being at the lake in the evening inspires a feeling of peace and well-being and for that moment everything feels right in the world.  This visit on Sunday evening reminded me of how important it is for my peace-of-mind to carve out moments…

Flowers by the Sea

A few photos from our vacation on Mt. Dessert Island of lupine & beach rose, the quintessential Maine ocean-side flowers, and some favorite daisy shots (they are happy by the sea, too!)  And a poem thrown in for good measure.  🙂 Flowers by the Sea Lupine’s purple spires announce, “summer’s here!” The deep purples gray…

Finding grace in the backyard

The late afternoon light gracefully wafted its way down through the trees, waltzed atop the blades of grass, twirling do-si-dos around the dandelions until . . . it landed softly all around me as I sat there cross-legged on the lawn; connecting me to the sacred, right there in my tiny backyard.