Tag: nature

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 ...

Force of Nature

Be like the river. Create your own path. People will doubt you but they don’t know what you’ve been through or your strength. Many have doubted the water but she always finds her way. xo ©Tracy Blowers

Baker Campground – Twin Cities – Minnesota

It’s a rainy day so I’m dreaming of camping, looking at photos from past trips and planning new ones. I love going through old pictures and reminiscing. One of the best things about living in the Twin Cities is the convenience of not having to travel too far to “get-away”. We really enjoyed camping at Baker ...

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 ...

Cottonwood Canyon Road – Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument was the last place in the continental United States to be mapped. It still feels wild and untouched. On our recent road trip to Utah, we took Cottonwood Canyon Road from Big Water to Cannonville and then up to Bryce Canyon National Park. Cottonwood Canyon Road is 46 miles of unpaved ...

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 ...

failing

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default. -J.K. Rowling Go for your dreams!!! Even if you fail, at least you tried. It’s all about baby steps. It’s all about learning ...

the things we take for granted

I opened two gifts this morning. They were my eyes. – Anon Sometimes we take things for granted. The people, things, moments that are always there or happen every day. Today, I’m thankful for my vision and for this beautiful view out my window. I used to play a game with my friend, Jody. We ...