Tag Archives: Outdoors

Gift #1098: More Garden Delights

Since it’s summer time and the gardens are in high bloom, today we have more floral pictures.  I’m not particularly a fan of summer, so it’s main redeeming perk is that summer is filled with flowers and they are a … Continue reading

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Gift #1095: In bloom

In the last post, I showed you pictures of the Alpine Gardens at Vail.  Today, I’d like to highlight some of the individual plants.  I took lots of pictures and want to keep sharing them with you.  And it’s nice … Continue reading

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Gift #1094: Alpine Gardens

I do hope you will excuse my absence on the blog front recently.  Life got busy, I got tired, and then I was out of town for a while on a business conference.   I was able to return to my … Continue reading

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Gift #1092: Walking through time

Today I thought I’d share some photos from my favorite trail in Indiana.  This is always the first hike my mom and I do when we arrive at Spring Mill.  It’s a short jaunt down the hill from the lodge, … Continue reading

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Gift #1090: A Greener Shade of Green

I’ve always secretly been of the opinion that the Creation narrative in the book of Genesis in English has a slight omission.  I have it on pretty good authority that in the native Hebrew it reads, “And God saw all … Continue reading

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Gift #1076: Floral Delight

Towards the beginning of the month my mom and I made a road trip to some of the towns in southern Indiana as part of our yarn crawl.  this is when all the yarn stores of the area hold a … Continue reading

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Gift #1075: Orchid Fever

Hello everyone and welcome officially to spring.  Here in my neck of the woods, it’s spring in name only.  The outdoors hasn’t got the message.  Our blast of cooler weather continues and I walked outside today through the shredded, brown … Continue reading

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Gift #1074: Waiting

Well I’ve been a bit out of the blogging loop for a bit.  I guess it’s a case of writer’s block and being tired.  Half-formed ideas float around in my head – lots of them – but I’ve not been successful … Continue reading

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Gift #1072: Winter by the Lake

This weekend I went on a winter retreat to my favorite state park – Spring Mill.  My parents and I go down a couple of times a year to rest and remove from work and the rigors of daily living.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1070: Green shoots and white blooms

Behold, green shoot burst from the cold, hard earth!! Yes, our bulbs are starting to emerge which means that spring is not far away.  We haven’t had much of a winter – in fact today was near 70 – so … Continue reading

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