Our Sunday TripThis morning we were up before the sun! 6:30 am, EST. It was a “force our butts out of bed day”. We were determined to not sleep the day away, nor to get a late start. Typically, on our “mini” or “adventure” days, we do not even get out of the apartment until … Continue reading Roaring Runs Falls & Shenandoah National Park – Our Sunday Trip
Pocahontas State Park64 miles of trails for biking and hiking, boating, fishing, a pool, three lakes, playgrounds, camping, yurts, cabins, a 2000- amphitheater for concerts and events. Pocahontas State Park, located in Chesterfield, Virginia, on 7,920 acres of land. Rich in history. The park was laid out by the Civilian Conservation Corps along the Swift … Continue reading Pocahontas State Park – Chesterfield, Virginia
Liam As He Rescued the Cicada
Liam's Cicada Experience On yesterday's nature walk, Liam and I heard the loudest sound above us. Liam says, "Nana, look up, that little bird has something and it is hurting it." Bam, a cicada comes crashing to the ground and it is screaming. Liam has the idea he can save it. He always wants to … Continue reading Cicadas- Liam’s Cicada Experience
We love the mountains, nature, fresh air, and solitude. This week was the first chance in a long while that we were able to get out and take a much needed ride to Shenandoah National Park, really enjoy the weather, and not rush. During our ride, we did not hike, the humidity was too high, … Continue reading Shenandoah National Park – A Brief Day Get Away
When I take a walk, I always look beyond the broken glass and the overgrown grass. It’s inspiring to see shades of greens, pinks, and blues. Hues of purples in the rhododendrons and yellows in the buttercups too. I love quotes that are so fitting In every walk in with nature one receives far more … Continue reading Simply Nature
“The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.” – Richard Bach ”Metamorphosis has always been the greatest symbol of change for poets and artists. Imagine that you could be a caterpillar one moment and … Continue reading Transformation
Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.