Category Archives: images that make me happy

Autumn in Evergreen

Over the weekend I roamed through tombs and headstones at Evergreen Cemetery in Portland. I marveled at the marble monuments, the mementos left at graveside, and moss blankets sprawling over stone surfaces. The rain drizzled and my boots sunk softly … Continue reading

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Summer Sun

Friday and Saturday were so sunny and hot, it felt like the midst of summer. I enjoyed dinner on a park bench with friends… … my princess Maude enjoyed some sun on the porch… … it was even summer-y in … Continue reading

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A view of my neighborhood

Like most people, I love the changing of seasons, especially when Spring begins to unfold. The sun is out longer, cold air feels more refreshing than bitter, and the energy of everything just starts to shift. I’ve been taking more … Continue reading

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Sea Gooseberries

As I mentioned in my last post, the Frozen Planet special last Sunday was full of awe inspiring creatures. in addition to the Sea Slugs, the Sea Gooseberries really grabbed my attention and imagination:  I really enjoy seeing and learning … Continue reading

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Dear Sea Slugs, I can’t get you out of my head.

I watched Frozen Planet on Sunday and was mesmerized by every creature on it. I’m always extra excited about the ocean creatures, specifically strange deep sea oddities. There was only an all too brief (in my opinion) spot on sea … Continue reading

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Gal Time

I’ve been having a rough couple of weeks both at work and in life. Sometimes when I’m struggling emotionally, one of my favorite things to do is spend time with friends, go for a long drive or be by the … Continue reading

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A Rocky Christmas

One of my favorite things to collect are rocks. I have dishes and bottles and jars all over my apartment filled with shells, stones and rocks collected from all over. They serve as reminders of significant events or feelings and … Continue reading

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