Tag: outdoors

On the Beach

Hey Moe..what do you think she’s doing? I have no idea Joe. She keeps staring at us. What do you think? Think it’s safe to walk by her? Let’s tell Mr. Willit that the coast is clear. Hey, Mr. Sanderling – Go for it! Moe and Joe, along […]

Timberdoodle

Have you ever heard of a Timberdoodle? I most certainly haven’t. That is, not until today. Enjoying a lovely hike in Rosaryville State Park today with friends, we had a brief lunch respite at the Mount Airy Mansion where George Washington helped celebrate his stepson’s wedding in 1774. […]

Ready to Ride?

The boys wanted to pop in and say “Hay! How ya doing?” Autumn has been pretty awesome and we’d love for you to come over to the barn so that we could ride a beautiful country lane. We can enjoy the meadows as well as the forests. We’ll […]

And Then the Clouds Cleared

A mid-October visit to the Shenandoah mountains was filled with rainy days and overcast skies. Though it wasn’t the most pleasant of weather, the storm created its magic along the rolling mountains. But then the clouds cleared in the afternoon and the brilliant autumn colors shone brightly with […]

A Bird’s Paradise

The autumn air has brought in a flurry of activity along the garden. It seems that all of the birds discovered the manor as a bird eden and were flitting and fluttering all about. Spending nearly three hours stalking shrubbery, the best was enjoying Ruby Crowned Kinglets chasing […]

Chipmunks

My visit to the Shenandoah National Park this past week was nothing short of spectacular. We were there to hike, but a heavy storm came through in the middle of the week and caused us to change our plans. But that didn’t stop me in looking for photo […]

American Black Bear

Driving along skyline drive in the late afternoon after a full day of high winds and rain, the weather began to clear. The road winds in and around the mountains with sweeping landscapes filled with autumn colored forests and clouds misting over the mountainside. It was time to […]

Cunningham Falls

Cunningham Falls located in the Catoctin Mountains Park is the largest cascading waterfalls in Maryland. Beautifully adorned in the early autumn, a perfect lunch spot on an arduous hike. The cool waters soothing the soul. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of […]