Imagine Segway'ing Your Way Through Hawaiian Flowers & Forests?

One of the things you quickly feel when you land in Hawaii, especially the Big Island, is that you want to spend more time out in nature. It's one of the reasons it's such an early to bed kinda place - people are eager to get up early to take in all that the natural beauty of the islands have to offer. Hawaii's natural surroundings, its diverse vegetation, its tropical fruit trees, and vibrant colorful flowers take you to a different galaxy if you'll allow yourself to go there....more

Naturally Sedating that Menopausal Wailing Banshee

In these few passing months I have slowly but surely come to feel happy and blissful again, having found some freedom from that ever wailing Menopausal Banshee. The remedy: keeping busy—cooking to my heart’s content, unpacking boxes, re-arranging furniture—and lots of fresh air and sunshine. By Spending many quiet, quality hours in my garden, I have found comforting peace in Nature, amongst my fruit trees and thriving vegetables....more
 @Bad Luck Detective Oh, Suzie...I just keep falling in-love with you, over and over.... You ...more

Boys, Geese, Moms, Wine

Here are things we learned this weekend...1. When the kids ask for you to get a boogie board down in the garage in April, you better ask, "What for?"...more

Weekend Continued...

This past weekend was just beautiful.  We didn't have much in the way of sun but the temperature was perfect and the birds were very happy, as was I.  The hammock didn't come out like planned but I did spend most of my time on the screened porch, even napping on the rocking couch.  I had a great morning reading, journaling, napping and watching all the birds find my feeders.  I moved a sprinkler around to the various places in the yard to which the robins were very happy to find several worms peeking up. ...more

“Chimpanzee” From Disneynature


Bike ride on the C&O Canal in Maryland

Hey ladies,   Blogging about my recent bike ride on the C&O Canal.  Enjoy!- Melanie...more

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