Just Be

Today I was able to get outside and do some writing out under my favorite tree at my favorite little park. I was able to just sit and be. And of course, let my mind wander and compose words, sentences, whole paragraphs even without trying to bend it to any will. It’s the be-ing part […]

The Constantly Changing, Mood Inducing, Sometimes Bizarre Weather

It’s been officially Spring in my little swath of the Midwest for the past couple of weeks, though sometimes, some days, it doesn’t feel like it. There are days when it’s beautiful and warm. I’ve posted a few of those beautiful days on my Instagram, documenting the beauty and the magic of the warm spring […]

Trees

If you follow me on Instagram, you will notice I post a great deal about trees, especially right now. I have always had a love for trees. I have no recollection of when I first fell in love with them. but I remember many a time spent outdoors, old blankets stretched out on the lawn, […]

Wondrous outside

My Midwestern state of Iowa is expected to have some beautiful temperatures the next few days, and has had glorious sunshine the past two beautiful days. Yesterday, the husband and I went on a small walk around downtown Des Moines, enjoying fresh air that wasn’t breathtakingly chilly. I am currently outside as I type this, […]

Spring is coming

Though it’s been a bit chilly the past few days here in Iowa, there’s a bit of a change in the air. The days are getting longer. It’s no longer after dusk when I come home from my full time job after five in the evening. I am able to marvel most days at the […]