4 months ago

Warm afternoon bliss (May 2014)

“Be content with what you have, rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” —Lao Tzu

Cultivate gratitude. Bask in sunshine. Celebrate love.

…every day!

8 months ago

"Hot coffee and cold winter mornings are two of the best soul mates who ever did find each other." —Terri Guillemets

Savoring (quiet) moments: hands curled around a warm glass, looking out at the trees, basking in light.

Full disclosure: it is espresso, not coffee, pictured here — but it is has been the go-to during renovations! Thankful for Nespresso today. Sometimes, it is the small things that help you appreciate the big ones.

11 months ago

"Storms make the oak grow deeper roots." —George Herbert

One day, this blog will not (seemingly solely) feature trees…but today is not that day! My love for the oaks and the ‘canopy’ trees of the East Coast will never fade

11 months ago

"Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you." —Maori Proverb

This is my favorite tree from my (childhood) home - a graceful Japanese maple that has brought much joy to our lives

11 months ago

"All the flowers of tomorrow, are the seeds of today." —Indian Proverb

Beautiful tiny flower spotted on today’s walk in the crisp fall air!
11 months ago

Baltimore Harbor reflections on a glorious evening

11 months ago

"A horse doesn’t care how much you know until he knows how much you care." — Pat Parelli

On Sweetwater Farm and Winery

11 months ago

"Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky." —Rabindranath Tagore

Reflection on Lake Tahoe’s waves

There is something magical about the air here; there are moments that just move you with beauty

Left: Dusk glowing through the trees

Right:  Blue skies smiling…

11 months ago

Tree silhouettes frame a twilight sky making way for starry nights— Lake Tahoe

"Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light." —Theodore Roethke; beautiful wildflowers on this gorgeous fall day

12 months ago

First flurry clouds over Tahoe with gorgeous light shining on favorite pine trees; what a special view of the first snow of the season!

12 months ago

There’s something magical about a road turning beyond one’s sight - especially when it disappears into a stunning landscape; it strikes me as a physical metaphor for limitless possibility — loved taking in this vista while walking today!

1 year ago

Glowing sunset; first signs of fall mirror new beginnings — September love

1 year ago

Light glowing through the trees casting shadows on pinecones — afternoon bliss in Tahoe

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