Tag Archives: nature

Not talking = not blogging

I’m amused that over the last few days it has been extremely difficult for me to talk, and somehow that has resulted in me not blogging. I find myself wondering if it is because I cannot even talk to myself! But then, I usually write in my head. Truthfully, it is probably because I haven’t… Read More »

An awesome package – What you’ve done with your hair

I received an awesome care package yesterday (thanks Jen). The awesomeness began with the card, which is theme for this mostly picture post. Receiving energy from the ancient tree while out on a short walk. Trying to capture just how big the tree at our campsite was. And giving it a morning hug!    

A perfect morning

It’s 8 am, infants are crying, jays are squawking, there is a fine mist as the park is covered in morning fog from the ocean. It is a perfect morning at Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Scott has actually fallen back to sleep. This is my time, first thing in the morning. I crawl out… Read More »

Picturing a walk

Yesterday we went for a 6km walk along the Guadeloupe trail which runs just behind our condo complex. For the first part of the walk, I took the lower path hoping to get better pictures of the birds. Unfortunately, the grasses along the river grow so tall that I couldn’t actually see the river through… Read More »

Nature has more beauty

Someone in one of my networks commented that after diagnosis, nature has more beauty. That suddenly you are more aware of the beauty that surrounds you. I’ve definitely noticed that when I go out riding or walking. I’m finding the bike path behind our place particularly beautiful these days. Today, rather than riding (it was… Read More »

The Cactus Garden

Today was mostly a quiet day, with a great visit from a friend, and a quick trip up to Stanford for an EKG (baseline prior to chemo). Since I arrived early, they seem to have a habit of telling me my appointments are 20-30 minutes before they actually schedule the appointment, I took the extra… Read More »