I haven’t returned to the Grasslands since the infamous Tick Incident of 2017. I’ve managed to find plenty of reasons to stay away, including house and yard work. I’ve been cleaning the garage… closets… rearranging furniture and trimming hedges. Gone … Continue reading Memories of the LBJ National Grasslands
Today’s guest writer is one of my best friends I’ve known for over 15 years. We are polar opposites in terms of personality – she’s boisterous and fun while I’m the quiet, serious one. But I think that’s why we … Continue reading What motivates you, Michelle?
I’m excited to report this week’s blog post features my grandma on video. She’s 80+ years young and I’m very happy she agreed to participate. The video is in Spanish. For those that don’t speak Spanish, the summary: God and … Continue reading What motivates you, Grandma?
This is a special post – because it proves social media can be used in a positive manner. I “met” today’s writer through Instagram and our WordPress blogs. Suso often identifies the plants and insects featured in my photos. What … Continue reading What motivates you, Suso?
When I started this series, I counted on Roy to participate. I went ahead and added him to my list of “yeses” even before I asked him. I’m very grateful he agreed. I think you’ll enjoy his response. Roy Garland If I had to pick one thing that motivates me more than anything else it is “family” and especially the support, teaching and simply being there for the kids. You see, I have two boys and it’s important (at least to me) that when they grow old and have their own kids, they will not look back … Continue reading What motivates you, Roy Garland?
A recent post on Facebook inspired this new series. Someone posted they felt discouraged. Friends and family chimed in to give comfort and counsel. This got me thinking. We all have good days and bad days. What motivates people … Continue reading New Guest Series! What motivates you?
Back in March I embroidered and photographed a t-shirt for work. While we use a professional photography studio – I thought it would be fun to photograph the t-shirt in a natural setting. (And I’m an overachieving lunatic). Here are … Continue reading My Day Job on the Weekends
This project started last summer. I wrote part of the poem and posted it along with a photo of the dead pen to Facebook. My friend Tore took the poem and expanded it with additional lines. The poem was too … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: A Tribute to a Red Pen
There are wildflowers and grasses swaying in the wind. You can see signs of possible erosion or perhaps wild boar have been causing the damage. Butterflies … Continue reading Unit 70 at the LBJ National Grasslands
For two weeks I’ve been writing a blog in my head to mark this 2 year anniversary. I have plenty of anger filled words. But that … Continue reading 2 Year Anniversary.