Tag Archives: Nature’s Teachings

Beauty Expanding

I left the house at 5.30am, destined for the Gulf beaches. A short 20 minute ride later I was standing Read More →

Standing Up to a Big Blow–Lesson in Life from My SUP Board

Yesterday morning started with a visit to Gulf State Park before the sun peeked above the horizon. I arrived early Read More →

Ghosts Beneath the Water

There are times when the river is calm, when the water reflects the gray clouds and what lies beneath the Read More →

Prehistoric Paddling Pals

I don’t know why my newest paddling companions are gars. Lots of them. Every time I take my SUP board Read More →

What’s Down is Up….or What My Mind Thinks of When SUP Boarding

I gaze down into clouds, puffy and white, against a grayish blue sky. As I glide along, a rope stretches Read More →

Dance of Beauty

I stood transfixed listening to wild turkeys vocalizing across the creek. The distinct and loud gobble of a male followed Read More →

Passion to Proceed

I am sitting at the counter at my mom’s kitchen gazing out at Mobile Bay. Just a pause before writing. Read More →

The Abundant Universe

When I stop and look around me I see outrageous evidence of abundance. Sunsets, sunrises, rolling waves, white sandy beaches, Read More →

Parting the Veil–Thoughts from New Year’s Eve

As I paddled through thick, gray-white mist across the mouth of Weeks Bay, the silence was broken by a loon Read More →

Wisdom of the Wild

My first morning back on the Gulf Coast found me paddling my SUP board from Mobile Bay into Weeks Bay. Read More →