Category Archives: Summer

3 days … 3 quotes challenge: Our Landmark is Gone

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your … Continue reading

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3 days … 3 quotes challenge: Take Me to the Beach

“At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but moment to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun.”  ~ Sandy Gingras Summertime. Hot sand, warm breezes, turquoise waters. I … Continue reading

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The Gift of Rain

“Nothing reminds us of an awakening more than rain.” ― Dejan Stojanovic I am standing on the porch watching the rain come. It is beautiful. It seems to dance on the glistening foliage before falling to the ground and then … Continue reading

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Up Periscope

“Fresh water. This is so great and all to myself.” “Hey! Where did you come from?” “I guess we can share. There’s more than one stream.” “Treading water gets awful tiresome.” “Aah! That’s better. This is the life. Florida living … Continue reading

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One Trip Every Month: Cathedral of Trees

“I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree” ~ Joyce Kilmer Of all the years we lived in Western North Carolina and hiked the trails surrounding us, we had never been to the Joyce … Continue reading

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A Moment in Time

“In the end it’s not about how many breaths you took. In the end it’s about the moments that took your breath away.”  ― Volksweisheitheit If I could stop time, it would be for moments and pictures like this. An … Continue reading

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Beating the Heat

“We grew up around the creek. We wanted to ensure it would be around for years to come for other people to enjoy.”   ~   Margaux Isaksen One way to beat the heat this summer is to head for the river … Continue reading

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