Wildlife Encounters

Wildlife found near the cabin by the lake

Sailing to Puerto Rico

Sailing to Puerto Rico

September 28th, 2017 came and I felt a bit of uneasiness.  While I enjoy walking in a new woods or on a new path or trying a new café in a small town, setting out on a 60 year old ship to an unknown hurricane hit island was a bit unnerving!  I had called home […]

The Ship – Docked and then Sailed!

We arrived at 10:00 pm to Key West Naval Yard.  It was dark, there was recently a hurricane so the roads were single lanes or even blocked by debris and we had very little idea where we were going!  When we stopped to ask for directions (yes, the old fashion way of finding something but […]

Stretching My Wings

Stretching My Wings

My parents gave me a wonderful gift – the confidence that I could not only use my wings to fly but also to stretch them once in awhile and do something that was beyond my comfort zone.  Sometimes these are known as ‘stretch goals’.  This time of year,  I am reminded of the baby chick who […]

Looking over the frozen lake

A Visitor to the Shoreline

As I was having coffee in the living room, I looked toward the lake and saw this amazing sight!  Eagle pairs are not unusual to see in our area.  On a recent hike in a Wildlife Management area, an eagle’s nest was spotted.  They are HUGE!  When canoeing we have been treated to a pair […]