Nature Lovers

My Visit to the Massive Meteor Crater
Arizona, Nature Lovers

My Visit to the Massive Meteor Crater

Fifty-Thousand Years Ago Back when the Colorado Plateau was a damp and grassy woodland, something spectacular happened. The only witnesses were lumbering mammoths and curious sloths. The aftermath of this spectacular event is still visible today.We call it Meteor Crater. Unlike other impact sites on earth, Meteor Crater is unique. The climate […]

How the Wood Stork Made My Day
Nature Lovers

How the Wood Stork Made My Day

The most rewarding experiences are ofen the least expected. Throughout my travels I find that I am repeatedly being drawn to nature. Although his blog started out with a history focus, the natural wold is becoming a significant theme. Encounters like the one I had with a wood stork make […]

What Happens When You Unplug and Connect With Nature
Nature Lovers, Virginia

What Happens When You Unplug and Connect With Nature

We’re all connected 24/7. Selfies, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, Blogging, getting just the right angle, taking the perfect photo, documenting and recording everything. Why? Likes and shares? Even with all that connectivity, something’s missing isn’t it? It still feels like we’re disconnected. How can that be? Because we’re not […]

Spirits of the Rapahannock
Nature Lovers, United States Travel, Virginia

Spirits of the Rapahannock

Okay it’s just over a month before we leave Virginia for good and start travelling full-time. All of a sudden I feel this need to try to see as much as I can over the next few weeks. This sense of urgency just appeared out of nowhere and that feeling […]

© American Eagle Foundation
Nature Lovers

The Eaglet Has Landed

    Good morning world, today is my birthday. Being born is hard work, and now I need a nap! This is a rare opportunity to observe a nesting pair of American Bald Eagles at the National Arboretum.  I’ve eagerly anticipated the birth of these two baby eaglets for several days. […]

Happy Summer Solstice
England, Europe Travel, Nature Lovers

Happy Summer Solstice

Although this photograph was taken in January, when I hear the words “summer solstice” it reminds me of Stonehenge. Although we are scientifically celebrating the tilt of the Earth’s semi-axis, the summer solstice is so much more than that. From the Latin sol sistere (the sun stands still), the summer […]