In my dog’s eyes
I see peace
I see a joyous spirit
I see love
I see curiosity
I see hope
I see it all in my dog’s eyes
Malia and I were heading home from our vacation and decided we had time for one last adventure, so we explored the Osceola National Forrest in Florida.
The forrest was amazingly beautiful. It was full of swamps and foliage. I was hoping to see an alligator, but the weather was to cold. However, I did find a banana spider and had my picture taken while standing beside it. The spider blended into the background, so it’s hard to see it in the picture.
As I walked along the trail, I listened closely to the sounds of the birds and any other animals that might be in the area. I felt a closeness to nature, a feeling of being one with my surroundings.
I was intruder in another world and hoped to see that world play out in front of me. I also wanted to tread softly, to prevent creating a disturbance in that world.
Walking through Osceola National Forrest was a fitting adventure to end our vacation.
The sky is beautiful tonight.
I found this little guy hanging on a window the other night. I thought he was kind of cute, so I took a closeup picture of him.
I enjoy photography as a hobby and I have tons of pictures stored on my computer. I decided to sort through all of them to find my favorites for a blog post. I hope you enjoy these photos as much as I do.
I went biking at Harvest Nature Preserve today and I almost ran over a snake. When I spotted it on the trail, I skidded to a stop to get a better look at it. The little fellow was slithering away as fast as it could, but I still managed to get one good photo.
Gwen and I took two of our dogs (Blue and Buddy) hiking last Saturday. We followed the Burritt Nature Trail in Huntsville, Alabama.
It’s a great place to hike and explore. You will find interesting foliage and caves. However, the trial can get pretty rocky at some points, so you have to watch your step.
As you follow the trail, you will find a clearing in the woods and at the edge of that clearing is a massive cross. The cross was built in 1963 by the Huntsville Ministerial Association.
The trail then continues behind the cross. At this point it is steep and extremely difficult to navigate. The trail takes you up to the top of the mountain. The view up there is extraordinary and well worth the effort.
We took a rest break at the top of the mountain, then we went back down to the clearing, and continued to follow the trail.
It took us two hours to complete the entire trail. When we got back to the Jeep, we were all sweaty, dirty, stinky, hungry, and completely exhausted.