A pandemic doesn't stop the travel bug from biting me... recently my partner and I drove up from Pittsburgh to Watkins Glen, New York, particularly for the hiking around the Finger Lakes. What a lovely area! We stayed at the Gorgeous View Motel, which was a very affordable option and just what we were looking [...]
Quarantine Day 8
I am trying my very best to hold on to some mental peace-- and that always happens for me in nature. So I'm currently remembering hiking in West Virginia and swimming in this gorgeous creek (Glade Creek). The water was cold, but so so refreshing after hiking. Can you spot the two dark fishing spiders [...]
McConnell’s Mill State Park
“There are worlds within worlds”
The seemingly smallest and most fragile of things still thrive, grow, and remain after storm, Winter, and frost. Endeavor to remain unbound by your perception of what is probable. Focus more on what is possible. You may find your life quite limitless.
If nothing else inspires or sustains you today Rest in knowing that nature can hold your problems Your fears With kindness and without judgment. The sun is not stingy with its warmth On days when people disappoint. If you lie in the forest or the fields You'll find expansiveness. The ground can hold you up [...]