Mindfulness, nature

Taking Mindfulness To Nature

This week, I'm  headed out-of-town for some relaxing time away and to reconnect with nature. One certainly does not need to leave their town to find nature or to be mindful in it. However, as I'm on summer break, summer vacation is a yearly tradition and my family likes to spend that vacation generally in… Continue reading Taking Mindfulness To Nature

nature, Photography

The Lovely Outdoors ~ Day 5

For the final day of the Lovely Outdoors tour, I thought I'd share something that though not cultivated in a flower bed or small garden is still definitely part of the lovely outdoors. The view from the window where I type most of my blog posts consists of these trees. Now, mind, they are just… Continue reading The Lovely Outdoors ~ Day 5

Gardening, nature, Photography

Growth Through Growing & The Lovely Outdoors ~ Day 1

Plants. I've never been good with plants. I love the picking out what to plant. I love the planting part of it. It's the taking care that seems to have me flummoxed. I under water, I over water, I sometimes have literally forgotten all about them. A horticulturist,  I am not. However, something in me… Continue reading Growth Through Growing & The Lovely Outdoors ~ Day 1