30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 12- Guilty Pleasures, Weed Whacking Edition

My allergies are acting up. My medication and my allergy treatment of honey and even the homeopathic allergy treatment are barely working. I feel if I wasn’t going triple threat on my symptoms, they would be unbearable.

I am having these issues, but still, when I am asked to get the weed eater at work, my eyes light up. Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 12- Guilty Pleasures, Weed Whacking Edition

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 11- The Conservationist’s Dilemma

A healthy garden is a blessing for amateurs and professionals alike. It is such a joy to see the fruits of our labor unfold in front of us. Each day, I smile as the food I am growing gets one step closer to our dinner plates. It’s magical and uplifting.

But there is a dilemma gardeners have, a curse, if you will. And conservationists will understand this problem because they suffer it as well. Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 11- The Conservationist’s Dilemma

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 10- Taking Advantage of Nature’s Bounty

Experiencing nature doesn’t necessarily mean doing recreational activities, workouts, or spending time in the woods. You don’t have to go to a park, or a lake, or hike a mountain to appreciate what nature does for us. You can take advantage of nature’s bounty by buying your food with nature in mind. Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 10- Taking Advantage of Nature’s Bounty

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 7- Glad I Live in Washington

I used to live in Florida. I lived there from 1997 to 2007. Ten years. That was approximately 9 years, 11 months, and 29 days too long.

It’s hard to pinpoint what it was I disliked the most about Florida. Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 7- Glad I Live in Washington

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 6- Bike AT Work

Nothing will make you feel inadequately out of shape as much as hiking or biking up a steep hill.

I am starting to get the routine down for my new job. As soon as I get the hang of it, I’ll be switching to the other park, Fort Casey. So, no worries. Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 6- Bike AT Work

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 5- A Perfect Picnic

Yesterday I was a little frustrated with some aspects outside my control, but I decided to try to make the best of a less than ideal situation, and it seems to have paid off. Today, I got a feel for what my days will look like normally as we progress into summer, and it seems rather nice. Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 5- A Perfect Picnic

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 3- Take a Hike!

I am coming back from a weekend getaway with my family, and starting my new job tomorrow, so while I have lots to share, I am keeping this post a little short. Continue reading 30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 3- Take a Hike!