Stone Treasures

Love of hiking uncovers many treasures.  This hike in a State Park in Tennessee discloses one of my favorite treasures – heart stones and a beautiful Cairn. I hope you enjoy these photos. This next photo is a whimsical face made upon a large heart rock – one of my favorite treasures to find. I […]

Kindness and Gratitude

The world is full of both. When someone holds the door for me – how kind is this? This kindness immediately sparks gratitude in my heart. A card arrives in the mail, flowers unexpectedly arrive on the door step, a call and someone wants to bring over a meal when I’m not 100% – so […]

Mid-June

‘Pond Reflections’ A beautiful stroll amid the Italian Gardens gives way to the beauty of the flora, the clouds, the water and the trees reflections; A cloudy day turns the pond into a land of mystery and invites one to look a little closer; at nature?’ at ones self? at beauty in all it’s forms?; […]

Late September, Gratitude and an amazing Flower

Late September As the days become shorter, my determination to get out into the daylight is more prevalent than ever. I thank God for the gift of sight and sound, the ability to walk, create and speak. Today while walking the grounds of the Biltmore Estate with my husband, my eyes and my camera couldn’t help […]

The Essence of a Tree

To capture the essence of a tree is a lifetime journey for me; It’s beauty and size are magnificent; It’s soul can be felt in its shadow; The touch of its bark is like a thick layer of skin that protects its heart within; The branches long and winding reach high to the heavens; Longing for Sun, Water, Air […]

Nearing Summer and more Spring Blooms

As the days get longer, so do the tasks and the hikes! Hopefully, wherever you live, you are able to enjoy the different seasons. The flowers are plentiful in the mountains of Western North Carolina.  I’ve included some recent photographs of flowers blooming at the Biltmore Estate and surrounding areas. To purchase my work, please […]