Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge: A Sinking Treasure

Got a sinking feeling? If thinking about the COVID-19 Pandemic, the impending presidential election, climate change and the myriad environmental challenges we face gives you a sinking feeling, that sensation might be more accurate than you know—especially if you live on the eastern shore of the U.S.  The Mid-Atlantic Region, part of the North AmericanContinue reading “Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge: A Sinking Treasure”

Happy 100th Grand Canyon: And Many More?

A celebration of the Grand Canyon’s 100th Year as a National Park

Photo Journal: A Close-Up on Captiva Island, Florida, Under a Big Banyan

You never know what will come of your friendships with neighbors.  In the fall of 2002, my husband, children and I moved into a home in Northern Virginia which backed up to a much older, Antietam, farm house with trellis anchored flowers growing up the white siding layered with generations of paint.  For years we heard about her homeContinue reading “Photo Journal: A Close-Up on Captiva Island, Florida, Under a Big Banyan”