Summer Reads

This summer, the majority of the books I read rank up there as beach reads. Usually I’ll mix it up and do like a psychological thriller in between, but for the most part I just wanted some quick, not much thinking books to read while enjoying the warm weather. No One is Coming to Save…

Wednesday Wisdom

I was looking up nature quotes the other day and came across this one. I loved it and wanted to share!

Dahlia Days

Dahlias are one of my favorite flowers, so I’m always searching for new places to photograph them at. I had never been able to find the dahlia garden at Planting Fields so I wasn’t completely sure if it existed. Thanks to the beautiful summer weather we have been having, I figured it was the perfect…

Hurricane Harvey Support

Hurricane Harvey is unfortunately not over and I think it goes without saying that the residents of Texas and Louisiana are in need of support. Almost five years ago, I found myself in a situation I never thought I would be in, needing support after Hurricane Sandy hit my town of Long Beach, NY. I…

Summer at Planting Fields

This year so far, I’ve managed to visit Planting Fields in Oyster Bay, NY every season. I just have to cross autumn off the list in a few weeks and the goal will be complete. It was always the place I visited in the winter when the cold weather made me desperate for some interaction…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Textures

No trip to the beach to me is complete without coming home with at least one sea shell. Usually in my case, it is at least 15 or more to add to my ever growing collection. When you find ones that are not broken, it is so hard not to bring them all home. With…