Category Archives: Nature

Slow year of travel in 2016, plans for 2017 and beyond

This past year hasn’t been too exciting in terms of travel, after it turned out that I couldn’t make it to Sicily. What happened was that the money for the England trip, for whatever reason, couldn’t be applied to Sicily … Continue reading

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Travel memories sparked, goals renewed via Facebook and old blogs

A particular experience that is waiting to be checked off of my travel bucket list was among recent “On This Day” Facebook posts. It was an article about options for staying at a lighthouse. Since the original date I’d shared … Continue reading

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Celebrating the art of photography throughout November

As someone who enjoys writing, I know about National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a challenge to finish literary work. That’s a goal I’d love to reach someday, including nonfiction novels with a travel theme, as well as other genres. I’ve … Continue reading

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Thoughts turning to fall festivities and Halloween

Summer seemed to pass by in no time and although I enjoy that time of year, I’m always looking ahead to the fall season. The cooler air is quite welcomed after several months of humid days and nights. Warm tones … Continue reading

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A writing opportunity to inspire more travel

Bulletin boards covered with study abroad fliers have inspired wanderlust throughout my college years. Recent international travel experience has further encouraged me to feel more positive that I could make it happen. So whenever I see another flier detailing an … Continue reading

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Exploring inspirational Ridley Creek State Park

A recent visit to Ridley Creek State Park, although only exploring a small area of it, was very inspiring. Walking from a parking lot near a small bridge, I passed a couple of houses with very nature-friendly yards. Bird feeders, … Continue reading

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Celebrating spring, warmer weather

Now that the rough winter has passed, I’m hoping to get out to some local parks soon for some nature photography. There is one in particular that I’ve been through so many times, yet have never actually stopped to explore. … Continue reading

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