Photo Journal: Kayaking at Round Lake

I tried out my new kayak the other weekend at Round Lake, NY. It was a beautiful area, especially following down Anthony Kill (Tenandaho Creek). There was an abundance of water lilies and dragonflies as well as other marshland critters. The air was cool and the sun was shining. We kayaked all the way aroundContinue reading “Photo Journal: Kayaking at Round Lake”

Photo Journal: Father’s Day Kayaking

Happy Father’s Day!  I hope everyone had a great one. My family and I went kayaking at Nassau Lake on Sunday. My husband and son tried out their new kayaks. It was a hot and humid day but on the lake it was cool and breezy. We had a blast. My husband said his favoriteContinue reading “Photo Journal: Father’s Day Kayaking”

Travel to: Put in Bay, Ohio

Did someone say party? My best friend did so we traveled to Put in Bay, Ohio for a combined bachelor/bachelorette party! A group of us met at Miller Ferry and rode the ferry to the island. It was about a twenty minute ride and the weather was beautiful! Once we arrived, we took a taxiContinue reading “Travel to: Put in Bay, Ohio”

Tangles in the Shadows

Last weekend my son and I were at the playground. It was a beautiful sunny day yet the wind was a tad too cold to be without a coat. While my son ran around playing, I took out my phone and started taking pictures. When I looked on the ground underneath the rope ladder, IContinue reading “Tangles in the Shadows”

DeSoto: A Heart of Gold

It’s hard to say goodbye when someone has been at your side for ten years. On March 10th, I had to say goodbye to my greatest friend, DeSoto. He had been with me nearly his entire life. I received him from a friend of a friend when he was no more than a few monthsContinue reading “DeSoto: A Heart of Gold”

It Burns…Burns…Burns.

It is hard to truly imagine the damage a house fire can bring if you haven’t experienced it yourself. I was outside with my dog, Desoto, my husband and my father-in-law. We had no idea what was happening until the fire alarm started to holler. The kids ran out of the house in their pajamasContinue reading “It Burns…Burns…Burns.”

Sasha: Queen Shepherd

Our heavy hearts invited the rain to stay for the entire day. Our beloved Sasha passed away yesturday afternoon. She lived a long life of fourteen years, celebrating her birthday in December. Our beautiful white shepherd was often confused with a wolf. She is much smaller than one but her beauty and grace tricked many peopleContinue reading “Sasha: Queen Shepherd”

The Cyclops Kitten

About two months ago, my husband came home from work a little later than usual. I was not worried; I knew what kept him. My son did not. He was thrilled to see dad walk in with an itty-bitty kitty, our first family cat! We were all so excited. The kitten was so tiny, small enoughContinue reading “The Cyclops Kitten”

100 Things to be Thankful for

It’s that time of year again. Huge dinners, family celebrations, and after-turkey naps. In honor of Thanksgiving,  I’ve compiled a list of 100 things that I am thankful for: My Family (DUH!) My Friends….yes, I have friends. My Familiars ~DeSoto, Sasha, & Exmoor & a goldfish too!~ My talents = ART, photography, writing, so onContinue reading “100 Things to be Thankful for”

Travel to: Fort Hardy Park

I enjoy taking my son to different parks and playgrounds at various locations. We like to adventure and see new places. One park that he enjoys is one we visit often, Fort Hardy Park. It has a playground, baseball fields, basketball courts, and not to mention various events throughout the year that are held byContinue reading “Travel to: Fort Hardy Park”