As I write this, California’s Central Valley is facing yet another day of brutal, record-breaking heat. I can hardly believe that just two weekends ago, I was standing at the foot of snow-covered Mt. Hood.
Staring up at Mt. Hood
If I could teleport myself there now, I would lie in the snow and make snow angels. Continue reading →
There are days I want to turn off the television, the radio, social media. Days I want to escape from the horrors of our world. Days I want to let nature enfold me and bring a sense of peace back to my soul.
If you’re visiting this blog today, maybe you’re feeling that way, too? Want to come on a virtual journey with me?
When my husband and I were in Oregon for the Olympic trials, we spent one of the competition’s off days visiting the McKenzie River in the Cascades. The drive was beautiful, and at one point, I couldn’t see anything but a sliver of road surrounded all around by tall evergreens. It was a sight for sore eyes missing the green of home.
Trees, trees everywhere (a view from where we parked the car and got out to venture around)