Category Archives: photography

World Conference for Gifted and Talented Children

I’m still coming down from the high of the experience of the 2013 World Conference of Gifted and Talented Children that I attended two weeks ago. I also attended the SENG Model Parent Group Facilitator Training.  I hope to start … Continue reading

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Beach fun!

On Tuesday, we spent a little bit of time at a beach on Lake Michigan while my friend Bruce was in town.  On his last day here, Mr. RSG, the girls and I had opted to take Bruce to the … Continue reading

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Mommy and Me in the Woods

I frequently go on mommy and me dates with each of my daughters.  Usually it’s to the bookstore, but yesterday it was to our local arboretum.   They had an Art in the Park day and I went with middle daughter, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Nature Break

Stuck indoors today? Come take a virtual walk with me and Mr. RSG over at my other blog, The Sprightly Writer, in this post: Maybe Rousseau had it right. Have a nice day!

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Snow cool

We’ve survived the blizzard of ’11. Backyard Front yard to the left Front yard slightly off center For comparison, front yard at sunrise on a fall day.  

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Walk a while with me.

Mr. RSG, I dedicate this photo journey to you.  I’m sorry you missed some wonderful stuff. ******************* I had a wonderful fall day in the woods today.  It was 75 degrees, partly sunny, and breezy.  A perfect fall day.  One … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods

I’ll have to save the commentary for later, because hiking into the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs was pretty draining…but I couldn’t wait to share some pictures from earlier today.  These aren’t even the best ones, but they … Continue reading


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Nature’s cool

I loved so much the local arboretum that I went to in May that, for our anniversary weekend, I wanted to go back and take Mr. RSG with me.  We celebrate 13 years on July 5th. Gotta love a man … Continue reading

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Mindfulness is…

Paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Flights of fancy

Heron – Turkey Vultures

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