Tag: Nature

It WAS beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Waking up this morning, I immediately looked out the window. “Wow, I thought. It really did snow”! I can’t lie, I was excited! The little girl in me began to emerge so I quickly got out of bed to go out into the snow.

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Autumn & Pumpkins

Fall is here and everywhere I go, I see pumpkin stuff.  Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin flavored cereals, and pumpkin vanilla candles.  Pumpkins, Pumpkins, everywhere! I, for one, am not a pumpkin person.  Sweet potatoes??? Yes!!!  It’s a cultural thing.  I have  decorated my yard and the inside of my home with pumpkins because of the

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After Hurricane Harvey: Back to School

School begins tomorrow, September 11.  We already had our first day of school on August 21 (The day of the Lunar Eclipse), but that week was cut short by Hurricane Harvey.  Thursday, August 24,  was the last day of school for that week. 

A Donut, A Spider, and Me

So before we had time to catch the spider to determine if it was poisonous, my Knight in Shining Armor vanquished the evil creature by vigorously smiting him until nothing about him could be made out.  It was most honorable! 

Day 4: Escape from Hurricane Harvey

Harvey came in quite differently than his brother Ike from nine years ago.  He wants to stay awhile and not be overlooked. Harvey is surely attempting to not be looked at as just the younger brother that came and went.  His older brother Ike didn’t come to play games either and changed how people thought Hurricanes were supposed to behave, just as their older twin sisters Katrina and Rita did in 2005.  Harvey is out to prove a point.  He is the “long night”.

Blue Water

  I remember when I fell in love with Blue Water.  It was my first time in the Bahamas.  The water was so captivating and amazing.  I had never seen natural blue water.  There were various shades of blue; Aquamarine, Turquoise, Blue, Cobalt, and finally Navy.  Such PURE beauty.  A beautiful mosaic of blue water.  I remember sitting under

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