I didn’t always have a connection to nature and strong sense of place. When I was a child I had a pretty strong nature connection, while I was in a natural environment anyway, freely interacting with and engaging in it, playing with the earth, the plants, feeling the air on me, and swimming and wading through whatever body of water I could get into.
Hi! This week instead of an article I am going to write about our camping trip last weekend.
Over the last weekend John and I went camping up in Mount Laguna. It was really fun. We found a great spot nestled in the forest under some oak and pine trees. We were the only ones camped in that neck of the woods. We actually camped for free! It is legal to camp for free on National Forest land, you just can’t care about having a toilet, shower, or running water. Which we don’t mind.Continue Reading
Ultimately, every day, in every situation, you get to choose your feelings and how you react to a situation. You can choose to be grateful for what you like about a given situation, focus on the aspects that you can appreciate, and make the most of what you have, or you can focus on what you don’t like about it and wish the circumstance would hurry up and pass.
But if you choose the second then you are essentially wishing your life away because there is always something that could be better about pretty much every single moment, and while you are dwelling on how you wish it was different you are missing out on the precious moments of your life, they just slip away while your mind is elsewhere.Continue Reading
I feel like when I was a kid the adults in my life would always tell me that I could be anything I wanted to be, I could do anything I wanted to do. And in my child’s mind I thought, “Hmm, I bet I’ll never grow bird wings and be able to fly like a bird.” So I thought that it was a weird thing to say.