Delicious Autumn

Autumn is going to pass by too quickly. I wait for it, even long for it. Delicious Autumn is a bold description of the season from a quote I read. I thought it a perfect starting point to paint my own picture of fall. The beauty is endless, stretching over all the land with a…

Almost Dog Time

The meteorologist on the local news I often watch in the mornings is a great help in suggesting new ideas for walks and hikes around the area. Some of the ideas are new to me, ones I haven’t known of before seeing his pictures. More than once I have taken out my cell phone and…

A Morning Walk in My Nevada

I have bragged on my Nevada a number of times on this blog. Today I’ll do it again! Winters aren’t typically my favorite, at least as I get older. Feeling cold in my bones, not so much either. The short days and limited sunlight can wear me down. Usually, come February, I am ready to…

This Time

I know that we are all wondering what next year will be like, when things get back to normal. Thanksgiving is two days away and I almost can’t believe this year is nearly over. It has been dream-like, though not dreamy. All we have to do is stop and hear for the first time ever…

A Hike Commemorated

On a lovely, not too hot at all day in June, my youngest son and I finally hiked the Hunter Creek Trail. We had attempted to hike this trail a few years ago, but one of the hikers who came along with us wanted to only go part of the way. We had no idea…

Just the Two of Us

Last week was a first ever experience for me and my husband.  Being a homeschool family for so many years, we got used to and cherished always having our kids with us.  We loved having the freedom to create memories with both planned and impromptu outings – trips to the mountains, lakes , trails, creeks,…

Glorious Nevada

I can say that I am continually grateful for the gorgeous backdrop the Nevada countryside provides for a perfect hike. My long time friend, Lori, and I met early on this summer morning to set out on a hike in our beautiful state.  Some may not realize just how breathtakingly beautiful Nevada is. It’s as…