Although yesterday’s photo was amazing, getting to Lake Moraine proved to be a bit challenging. A favorite destination at Banff National Park, its popularity has far outgrown its tiny parking lot. Knowing this ahead of time, we got up well before the crack of dawn, packed the camera gear and some snacks, and headed that … More Lesson Learned at Banff National Park
Lake Moraine, located in Banff National Park, is nothing short of spectacular. A common question many visitors have is, “Why is the water so blue?” According to WorldAtlas.com, when glaciers melt, over time, the water erodes rock. The sediment, known as rock flour, is so light that it is suspended on the surface of the lake. … More Turquoise Tuesday – Lake Moraine
We have been experiencing Summer’s last surge, with temps hovering in the mid 90’s for the past couple of weeks. It is OPPRESSIVE, so much so, that I’ve been daydreaming about what’s to come, hopefully optimistic that the beauty and cool, crispness of Fall is just around the corner!
They set out early about once a month – Dad, Son, Daughter – on a “Let’s Give Mom a Break Adventure.” Breakfast was usually involved: fluffy pancakes, thick, rich maple syrup, a strip or two of crisp bacon, and lots of coffee for Dad. Cracker Barrel was a favorite since it had the trifecta of … More Vibrant Confection
Canmore had its beginnings in the mining industry, but is now a bustling community that thrives on tourism. These beautiful words are found on a downtown sidewalk, a short poem recalling rich history that will not soon be forgotten.
It may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but both Kurt and I have an affinity for all night drives. For me, the reason is quite simple, watching the world around me wake up!
Being married to a civil engineer for more than thirty years has led to an affinity for bridges. Bridges are strong, welcoming, and most times, beautiful structures that are built to assist. This image of the Edward Moss Gatliff Bridge, located at Cumberland Falls in Kentucky, captured my attention today, directing my thoughts on the … More Bridges
I wouldn’t label Granny Baldwin as slow, unhurried seems like the more appropriate term. And for some reason, even as a child, when in her presence, I soaked up her calm aura like a thirsty sponge, a sponge hardened with restlessness and anxiety. Fortunate to receive a formal education, this former elementary school teacher had the … More Learning to Walk
Most believe that the end of Labor Day Weekend marks the end of summer. With temperatures hovering near the mid-90’s, possibly through the end of the month, this is not the case in Arkansas. Therefore, children in these parts will possibly be caught daydreaming about nights and weekends spent leaping into the cool, crystal waters … More Sweet Sweet Summer