Tag Archives: Spring Mill State Park

Gift #1110: Thanksgiving Praise

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  I hope you had a wonderful day.  Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and I’ve been anticipating it for weeks!   I had thought about doing a week-long series of blogs for Thanksgiving, as I’ve done in past years, … 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 #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 #1032: Another Old Friend – Spring Mill State Park

This weekend my family made our annual fall trip to Spring Mill State Park.  It’s been a very hectic time for us and I think all of us were glad to head to the woods and unwind for a bit.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1007: A Certain Log

This is going to sound a bit strange, but I’m in love with a log.  Not any log, mind you, but a most beautiful and entrancing log.  We’ve had several rendezvous deep in the forests of Spring Mill and each … Continue reading

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Gift #1006: Forest Wildflowers

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous ~Edward Abbey Flowers rewrite soil, water, and sunshine into petal’d poetry. ~Terri Guillemets, “The graceful and beauteous,” 1988 Flowers whisper “Beauty!” to the world, … Continue reading

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Gift #1003: And there were ferns

I really can’t decide what season I think Spring Mill is most beautiful.  I spend a fair amount of time considering this and then I remember that it’s not a competition.  The seasons aren’t vying with each other for “most … Continue reading

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Gift #1002: Spring Mill

This weekend I had a wonderful getaway at Spring Mill State Park with my family.   I love going there so much – it is beautiful, tranquil, a perfect place to recharge the spirit.  We’ve been there enough times now to … Continue reading

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Gift #966: Spring Mill in Winter

This past weekend I spent several glorious days at Spring Mill State Park, my most favorite place in Indiana.  It’s about 2 hours away, which is a convenient enough drive for a Friday afternoon.  And with very little effort one … Continue reading

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Gift #955: Winter Tree Line

I’ve been wanting to share with you the first of Art Bead Scene’s jewelry challenges of 2016.  January’s inspiration was lovely: Landscape with Stars by Henri-Edmond Cross (1905-1908) and is a perfect example of the Neo-Impressionistic style he championed. It … Continue reading

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