Don’t settle

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with…

Camel Rock, NM

Camel Rock is a landmark along the interstate between Santa Fe and Espanola (17500-U.S.84 W Frontage Rd, Exit 175 off of US 84 and Camel Rock Road, Santa Fe, NM) It’s a pile of rocks that look like a camel sitting down. These photos were taken Sept 25, 2016. In February 2017, a huge chunk…

Go on adventures

 “You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.” ~ Sue Fitzmaurice

Washington State

  Even though these photos were taken in 2014, I remember that day like it was yesterday. The Northwest of the US, in my opinion, is one of the most beautiful places in the US. On this day, my dream came true when I saw Mt. Rainier with my own eyes. I cried. Driving around Seattle area…

Tulips

“When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest. The only thing that could spoil a day was people and if you could keep from making engagements, each day had no limits. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good…

Cherry Blossoms

“The significance of the cherry blossom tree in Japanese culture goes back hundreds of years. In their country, the cherry blossom represents the fragility and the beauty of life. It’s a reminder that life is almost overwhelmingly beautiful but that it is also tragically short.” ~ Homaro Cantu

Gardening ’17, Part 2

My first year trying to grow veggies was 2014. I did what most probably do and gleefully purchased a variety of seeds. I learned through talking with friends that I only wanted to grow veggies that we would eat. That seems like a given but it truly isn’t. We had neighbors who grew a lot…

Food Independence

Along with gardening, I wanted to add eggs to our family food independence. Growing our own vegetables, we control what chemicals do NOT go on our food and the kiddos learn not only how to grow their own food but where their food comes from. Having chickens is the same process. We control what the…

Bailey n Addy

Bailey’s sister Addy (our eldest daughter’s puppy) came over for a playdate. They are great pyrenees/huskey mix, born Feb 3, 2017. I managed to grab a few good ones and a few silly ones. You can follow them on Instagram @baileynaddy Enjoy!!