Weekly Photo Challenge – Change

Although we are entering fall here in the U.S, I choose this photo from the spring for this week’s photo challenge.  With the “change” in the air it’s nice to reflect on a season past.  This past spring, these little guys (well their parents) were quite noisy as they “called” for mates.  Here are the…

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Sustainable Sunday – Shrooms!

Mushrooms find their way into most of my recipes.  I simply adore them.  They add such a great flavor to so many dishes I cannot help but utilize them.  I put them in my salads, homemade pizza, pasta, vegetable dishes, eggs, sandwiches and much more.   Often when hiking in our woods I bring my…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Monochromatic

Soybeans awaiting harvest, it’s time!  I was happy to have the opportunity to hike out today and capture this beautiful view for the weekly photo challenge.

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Travel Thursday – Lake McDonald & Avalanche Lake at Glacier NP

Part III of the Glacier National Park series: If you missed the last Travel Thursday post, click here to read about our hike to Iceberg Lake.   Our intention was to get to bed early in order to enjoy our last full day in the park.  Fate had other plans.  That evening as we were…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Connected

For the past few months I have been battling many of these every time I go out to hike.  They are everywhere.  As I walk along minding my own business, bam, my face, chest, arms &/or legs are entangled.  There is no escaping them.  My best estimate on an average day is at least 10.…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – From Every Angle

The challenge:  “This week, photograph a stationary subject from three different angles.” I have passed this tree many times while hiking our trails.  Each time I stop and admire the plant wrapping itself around this small tree in order to obtain more light.  Nature is awesome!  While playing around with different angles, I noticed the…

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