I’ve recently been introduced to the term joyful movement, and the concept is pretty self explanatory. In a nutshell, it’s any form of movement that brings one joy. There are no rules, which means the list is endless! Some suggestions may includes dancing in your tiara…. working in the garden…. …or running and jumping in … More Happy National Walking Day!
In the midst (and mist) of the hustle and bustle of Niagara, lies a quiet oasis. So quiet, in fact, that we literally stumbled upon it, following an intricately patterned sidewalk flanked by manicured shrubbery. The cheerful colors were a delight to the senses, seemingly extending a cordial invitation to enter an area we soon … More Oakes Garden Theater
I had read about him in fifth grade Arkansas History: Isaac C. Parker, the Hanging Judge. Aware of its existence, but never finding the time to visit the Fort Smith National Historic Site, I decided on that cloudy day in August that it was time to check this place off my Arkansas Bucket List. Many … More Flashback Friday – The Hanging Judge
If the rose puzzled its mind over the question how it grew, it would not have been the miracle that it is. -J. B. Yeats
Being a flower fanatic, my attention was easily diverted from the amazing, powerful natural wonders that flank the U.S./Canadian border, to the cornucopia of color found at Queen Victoria Park. Located on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, directly across the street from the viewing area walkway, Queen Victoria Park is teeming with a myriad … More Queen Victoria Park
We spent the better part of a morning exploring Niagara Falls State Park. Established in 1885, it is the oldest state park in the country. The visionary behind this 400 acre parcel was Frederick Law Olmsted, the same man who designed Central Park in New York City. The highlight, of course, was the view of … More Niagara Falls State Park
“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
It would be remiss of me to omit pictures of the flower gardens located at the Dr. Suess National Memorial Sculpture Garden, especially in light of the fact that I absolutely love to photograph flowers! These beds were immaculate. It was obvious that each bloom was painstakingly tended to by folks who, like Dr. Suess, appreciate … More Abundant Blooms