“It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” ~ Sir Edmund Hillary Annual New Year’s Hike Every year, I start the New Year off with a hike. Not that I am one to make resolutions, because I am not, but it is a great way to start off the year on a healthy note, get outside for some reflection and contemplation, ….
Life is to short to stay in a bubble. Travel. Explore. Experience. And if not you can always read about it here.
“When the seasons shift, even the subtle beginning, the scent of a promised change, I feel something stir inside me. Hopefulness? Gratitude? Openness? Whatever it is, it’s welcome.” ~ Kristin Armstrong Autumn Nostalgia I know, I know, I am straddling seasons like a poorly timed pole vaulter, (of which I was way to short to ever be) but before I ….
“When you go to the mountains, you see them and you admire them. In a sense, they give you a challenge, and you try to express that challenge by climbing them.” ~ Edmund Hillary Re-Discovering My Hometown It is funny, because I feel like it has been a hot second since I did a Wanderlust post, but in actuality I ….
“I love the beach. I love the sea. All my life I live within – in front of the sea.” ~ Rafael Nadal Beachhood Memories I feel like these are the dawg days of summer as we fast approach September, heck they might have even already past us by with the chilly temps we have been having and Starbucks just ….
“Perhaps summer’s ephemeral nature is what inspires us to embrace the beach read. We tell ourselves that these twisted plots and wild characters are literary ice cream sundaes – extravagant treats that aren’t as calorie-laden when we’re wearing flip flops.” ~ Sarah MacLean National Something Day I feel like there are some holidays that are so sacred, that to miss them is ….
“I’ve always felt embraced by the Broadway community even before I felt like I earned it.” ~ Hugh Jackman A Place For All A year ago, I was sitting in the mezzanine section of the Minskoff Theatre watching my last Broadway Show as a New York resident. It was the Lion King and in so many ways it felt like ….
“There were times over the years when life was not easy, but if you’re working a few hours a day and you’ve got a good book to read, and you can go outside to the beach and dig for clams, you’re okay.” ~ Mary Oliver Beach Dreamin’ While things are beginning to open back up, much to my everlasting sadness ….
Sharing the outdoors with my nephews and niece and creative ways to play outside with kiddos.
“Earth Day should encourage us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and livable place.”~ Scott Peters Happy Earth Day! Happy Earth Day friends! Though honestly I am posting this with just an hour to spare…ooops. It has been fifty years of celebrating Mother Nature and This year is a little different, since ….