Tagged: Nature

Color Palettes of Longwood Gardens

Inspiration for color palettes found at Longwood Gardens
On Wednesday my family took our first visit to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. We visited in the dead of winter and had a fabulous time. I can only imagine how grandiose the place is during months of the year that don't include polar vortices. I hear the Christmas season is especially beautiful. Let me also say that every single employee was very nice and warm in their interactions. I was expecting somewhat of a stuffy, "don't touch anything" aura, but that was far from the truth. Let's Read More

Lovely as a Tree

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Last week I had the rare opportunity to sit still in nature for an entire day. It's called hunting, and it's something I rarely make time for these days. I try to go at least once a year, and it's usually during the week after Thanksgiving. That means there's the potential for it to be very cold, but this year the temperature was quite moderate—not the idea condition for hunting, but beautiful for sitting out in the woods. As I sat in my tree stand, I had a sudden urge to climb down and Read More