The Queen of East Tennessee: Dolly Parton Mural in Strong Alley by Colton Valentine and Megan Lingerfelt – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020

Originally painted by Colton Valentine of San Antonio, and restored by Megan Lingerfelt of Knoxville, The Queen of East Tennessee,…

Anna Ruby Falls Trail Hike – Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests – Helen, Georgia – 06/13/2020

When visiting North Georgia, make sure you take in some gorgeous forest scenery on your way to a beautiful waterfall!…

Butterflies by Mantra – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

There is nothing I love more than the serendipitous beauty of a butterfly! And knowing there is someone painting such…

Metamorphosis by NHS/SHS – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

Two local high schools came together to bring this particular mural to fruition. I don’t know if it has an…

The Glassblowing Shop – Helen, Georgia – 06/19/2019

I have a peculiar obsession with glassblowing. Over the years I have thoroughly enjoyed collecting a variety of glasswork along…

All Things Vintage – Livingston, Tennessee – 03/18/2019

Heading back to the Tennessee House from an afternoon appointment in Cookeville, I decided to take advantage of the lovely…

Painted Rocks ROCK! – Watkinsville, GA – 12/02/2018

Yay! An awesome little Painted Rock Find in Watkinsville, Georgia this morning! And it even has a butterfly on it!…

Gorgeous Handmade Navajo Jewelry – Wendover, Utah – 09/15/2018

We all have our weaknesses. One of mine is handmade jewelry that represents the history, culture and spirit of an…

A Few Shots Around and Along Solidarity Drive – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018

Stretching from the Lakefront Trail vicinity just past Soldier Field, all the way out to Adler Planetarium, Solidarity Drive passes…

A Few Random Shots on Our Dauphin Island Adventures – Dauphin Island, Alabama – 09/25/2017

Dauphin Island has been on my bucket list for a while! Today, we took the Mobile Bay Auto Ferry ride…

Bandy Creek Loop Trail – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area – Oneida, Tennessee – 04/04/2016

A beautiful Spring Day calls for a lovely hike in the woods! We hit up the Bandy Creek Loop in…

Monsanto Insectarium & Butterfly House at the Saint Louis Zoo – St. Louis, Missouri – 11/20/2012

Up close and personal with insects of all sorts in the Monsanto Insectarium & Butterfly House at the Saint Louis…

Monarch Butterflies – Assateague Island National Seashore – Berlin, Maryland – 10/08/2010

Another magical moment we happened across on this beautiful day, was a large group of Monarch Butterflies nestled in the…