Seeing with New Eyes

Yesterday morning as I was walking toward the lake I stopped suddenly with a “Whoa… Cool!”  The beauty of the morning mist hovering over the lake stopped me in my tracks.  This is not an everyday occurrence,  but it is also not that rare.  It does leave me in awe every time I see it however.Continue reading “Seeing with New Eyes”

The First Step to Taking Really Good Nature Photos

Remember to take the camera.  That’s it.  This first step to taking good nature photos is to take the camera with you.  You will never get the perfect once in a lifetime shot if you are out in the woods and the camera is sitting at home an hour away.  Don’t even ask how manyContinue reading “The First Step to Taking Really Good Nature Photos”

Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’…

Greetings from beautiful Grand Lake O the Cherokee in the great state of Oklahoma! It is also our new home. I get up early in the morning and walk the equivalent of about a block and a half to the water to watch the sunrise and spend quiet time with Father God and Mother Earth.Continue reading “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’…”

Close Encounter of the Wildlife Kind

We live across the road from a lake/nature area that is one of our favorite places to walk.  We do see wildlife there, like the turkeys that took over the road last week.  But this kind of up close and personal wildlife sighting is unusual.  This time I had the camera which is unusual. When we firstContinue reading “Close Encounter of the Wildlife Kind”

Celebrate Take a Walk in the Park Day

I am known for my daily walks. I will walk anywhere, anytime, but my favorite walk is in a park in the early morning. I agree with Thoreau, “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” The world is still quiet and you can be alone with your thoughts or enjoy the silence.Continue reading “Celebrate Take a Walk in the Park Day”