Where the Wild Cacti Grow

This past weekend I went on a ranger led hike at one of my local Tennessee State Parks. And as I usually do when in the presence of someone who has studied extensively more about the natural world than I have, I learned several new things that I haven’t managed to pick up yet in... Continue Reading →

Why I Now Own a Hiking Stick

Last fall, I tried to venture out to my local state park more often and I have continued to regularly visit this year for hikes. But I have tweaked my hiking necessities a bit since those earlier adventures last fall. I broke down and bought myself a hiking stick. You see, when my husband and... Continue Reading →

Kentucky Derby Day

Happy Derby Day! After the strangeness of last year, the race being run in September and all the triple crown races being run out of order, it is nice that the Derby has returned where it belongs to the first Saturday in May. There is just something about springtime that goes hand in hand with... Continue Reading →

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