Tag: life

Please Believe It

You look in the mirror and see yourself, but really, it’s not you at all. I mean, there’s your eyes and your nose and your cute little smile, but that’s to all there is to you. Because you’re not seeing the amount of lives you’ve touched in your presence. You’re not seeing all the people ...

Lone Rock Beach – Lake Powell – Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

What an incredible find! While staying in Kanab, Utah and volunteering at Best Friends Animal Society, we wanted to take a short trip to Lake Powell. I did some research but wasn’t finding an ideal location especially since we were traveling with our dog and wanted to make it a quick trip. I visited the Kane ...

Simplify Continued…

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. – Hans Hofmann This week I’m continuing to focus on keeping it simple. When our mind is cluttered, it’s almost impossible to be creative or to know what we truly want. When we don’t know what we want, we get ...

Keep It Simple – Westwood Hills Nature Center – Minnesota

Keep it simple. The best things in life are right in front of you. I hear people say all the time that they wish they could do this or that based on what they see on social media. Today’s “Mondays are for daydreaming” post is a reminder to put your phone down and see the inspiration ...

Visitors Passing Through

We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love, and then we return home. -Australian Aboriginal #QOTD #WHYIHIKE ©TracyBlowers        

Mississippi – National River and Recreation Area – Twin Cities

Did you know that we have a National Park running right through the Twin Cities in Minnesota? The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area offers 72 miles of boating, running/walking/hiking/biking trails, fishing, birdwatching, nature and city photography and much more. We are fortunate to live in an urban area with so much nature to enjoy. “Unlike most ...

Weekend Plans? Local Art – Minneapolis

I had a blast taking photos at the opening celebration of The Analog Difference Art Exhibition located in the retail space at 700 Central! Gallery hours this weekend are Saturday and Sunday, May 18 & 19, 1-6pm. Art-A-Whirl is also happening in Northeast Minneapolis! Did you know that Art-A-Whirl is the largest open studio tour ...

The Honey You Seek

I’ve been meditating every day for the last few weeks. It’s been amazing and I definitely feel better when I’m done. One day I took my blood pressure before and after and it was much lower when I finished.  Today I kept seeing a bear. So random. Then I remembered that while in Sedona I ...

HYPER Thyroid – A New Journey

Do not lose time on daily trivialities. Do not dwell on petty detail. For all of these things melt away and drift apart within the obscure traffic of time. Live well and live broadly. You are alive and living now. “NOW” is the envy of all the dead. -Don Hertzfeldt I had no idea the ...

Gratitude

To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch heaven. – Johannes A. Gaertner