Hello everyone. The Society of Children’s Books, Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) has a bookstore that features Mountain Mutts. This is the link visit their site: https://www.scbwi.org/scbwibookstop-display/?id=699388
What’s been going on with me in our little mountain village this September:
Mountain Mutts – Joy’s Tale
(published in the Lake City Silver World, September 4, 2020)
When a new puppy named Joy joins the family she struggles to be accepted by the older dog, Spring.
How have you celebrated milestones and special events during COVID-19. Do you feel safe going out? Do you wear a mask? Do you know a healthcare provider or someone who has gotten the virus? Are you doing ok?
We are ever so grateful for our blessings.
I feel so energetic living in nature!! My senses are alive as fresh air fills my lungs, the running river and birds sing, that earthy smell makes me smile.
Niagara Falls Canada June 2018 – celebrating the 1st birthday of our granddaughter with our son and his family
The 7 year old’s perspective – would be so interesting to know what he is thinking…
Wherever I am nature… colors…flowers…call out to me
Our son with his sons
Me with my 1 year-old granddaughter
A little water park we happened upon
The New York Power Authority plant diverts water from the Niagara River above Niagara Falls and returns the water into the lower portion of the river near Lake Ontario.
My husband and I returned home from a memorable trip to Italy at the end of October 2019. We were shocked a few weeks later about the flooding where we had recently been in Vince and then again a few months later about the Coronavirus in Italy.
While being ‘one with nature’ I don’t think about anything else
These nesting osprey were a gift of being in the right
place at the right time…
Watching both parents feed the screaming chick was
an incredible experience
I am both writer and photographer – sometimes in nature
there’s just not the words…
Steep hike up to this ‘hidden’ waterfall
It feels so good being able to climb like this – so alive, being
connected to nature…living in the mountains, writing,
photographing and walking…in nature…
Little flying jewels
Since I’m still very much getting use to our new very heavy camera I’m particularly proud of this ‘in flight’ photograph
It’s been scientifically proved that being close to nature reduces stress and tension
What is your connection to nature?
After waking to a dark, early morning, heavy spring snow – the sun has come out to create a picturesque day. The dogs and I just walked the nature trail.
Handmade Easter card from a friend
Playing in the disappearing snow
Hope & Joy
Preparing a colorfully pleasing, tasty
and healthy meal is so satisfying!
Bless us, Oh Lord, and these thy gifts
which we are about to receive from thy bounty,
through Christ, Our Lord.