One of my favorite summer memories involves a garbage bag. Classic summer, right? 😉 Okay so maybe not. But if you will, picture two large plastic bags on the grass, with a green garden hose coiled nearby. And these two trouble makers problem solvers pursuers of possibility (who did not live near a pool at the time) My sister B and me, Lake Michigan  Then add water. Up to our chins. Until we are blowing bubbles across the surface of our non-Olympic… Read more »

Sometimes a book inspires me to action Wisdom as prompted by Illustration Friday‘s weekly art challenge. This challenge got me thinking about those books that I read that inspired me to fill my fridge with enough produce to make a five-pound bowl of parsley salad. Or buy running shoes. Or a tent. Or art supplies. Or the sequel to the book. Or follow the author or illustrator on every social media platform (it’s not stalking if they put the icons… Read more »

Last week the hub and I drove to Georgia and took a ferry from St. Mary’s to Cumberland Island National Seashore. We were greeted by a boulevard of trees. Welcome! The island is mysterious and kind of dreamy with it’s gnarled oak trees and Spanish moss, mansion ruins, unspoiled beaches—and wild horses. We stopped to take a few photos, others disappeared into the maritime forest in groups and pairs. Except an older woman, setting off solo, down the boulevard of trees…. Read more »