The best hikes are the ones that conjure old memories and create new ones. Beaver Trail Loop map, tips and photos plus some hiking memories.
We turned an 8 hour port stop in St. Thomas into a hike and swim excursion on St. John, in the US Virgin Islands National Park.
3 hiking options to complete the Dickey Ridge Trail in Shenandoah. Plus a trail story, since hikers love to share trail tales (and tails).
We are hiking every mile of every trail in Shenandoah National Park. Follow along with our journey through the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains, VA.
You never know when an emergency may happen. Carrying 10 essential items in your pack is important for the health and safety of yourself and others.
Roasted tomatoes, sautéed onions, fresh basil and dried seasonings. The recipe is easy, and yet the soup is luxurious!
During the 2020 Covid months, I hiked close to home, combining 2 trails for a 300 mile trek. The experience gave me an appreciation of our forests, waterways, towns, and history.
Sautéed peppers, red pepper flakes, grape and sun-dried tomatoes create a chunky, sweet and zippy red sauce for pasta or zucchini noodles
I have practiced yoga in the presence of my granddaughter since she was an infant. Now that she is a “grown up” 2 and half year old toddler, we practice yoga together regularly. Here is what she has taught me!
Sweet and spicy peppers, mixed with rice, beans, tomatoes and seasonings make for one of my favorite food blends. Who doesn’t love a Tex-Mex flavored meal?
Cucumber, tomato, onion salad seasoned with a dill jalapeño dressing is economical and easy to make and tastes Dill-icious!
Taco crusted cauliflower, tomato black beans and quinoa, sweet avocado-lime dressing on a bed of fresh arugula is tasty hot, or as a cold salad.
Leafy greens, sweet blueberries, warm pineapple and a citrus poppyseed dressing make the perfect summertime salad. Refreshing, nutritious, delicious.
Are you looking for a fast, colorful, protein dense, vegetarian meal? This chickpea recipe is my “go-to” meal when I have little time to cook.
I’d like to think that I am strong. The truth is that without God’s strength & faithfulness, I couldn’t have beaten cancer once, let alone twice. Psalm 34
Easy, flavorful, versatile, garlic-free and inexpensive to make. You will never go back to prepackaged salsa after making this food processor salsa recipe. Yum!
Easy and healthy: crisp radishes, sweet bell peppers, nutty quinoa, juicy tomatoes, artichoke hearts, fresh greens and a zesty olive oil dressing.
Does the “future belong to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”, as Eleanor Roosevelt suggests? Matthew, Mark, Luke and John provide the answer.
Oh my, the book of Job is tough to read and digest! Through tragedy and challenge, Job learned humility in the face of an awesome God.
I enjoy walking long distances. It is in the quiet of the woods that I hear and feel God’s presence without distraction.
Colorful, crunchy purple cabbage, turmeric-chickpea flour batter and the blend of grated carrots, onions and potatoes make this plant-based dish nutritious and delicious.