Ricketts Glen State Park

Now that I’m back on the east coast, I sadly do not have access to as many national parks as I once did… I basically live in a national park desert. IT’S TERRIBLE. But really, I was very lucky to travel to so many national parks during my year in the west and I am missing them dearly, BUT Pennsylvania is not a waste land – there is plenty of beauty all over this little state.
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Yosemite National Park: the first of the big Ys

Back in the day before I really dove into the national park world, I had a vague understand what the parks were, knew there were a bunch in the middle of the country, and that Teddy Roosevelt was involved somehow. But when I thought about national parks, I thought of the 2 parks that both had weird Y names: Yosemite and Yellowstone.

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Green spotlight: Cowspiracy

^^^a pic of cows that I took in Wyoming


A goal of mine is to use my blog as an outlet to spread sustainable behavior and tips. So I’ll be doing some reviews on ‘green things’ – whatever I think I know enough on that could maybe encourage a reader or two to learn something or become a little more environmentally friendly.

My second spotlight will be on an environmentally focused documentary – called Cowspiracy.

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Green spotlight: a green book review

A goal of mine is to use my blog as an outlet to spread sustainable behavior and tips. So I’ll be doing some reviews on ‘green things’ – whatever I think I know enough on that could maybe encourage a reader or two to learn something or become a little more environmentally friendly.

First up: a review on a green book!

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TBT: Longwood Gardens

Just about a year ago, I traveled to Longwood Gardens on a rainy Saturday morning… that happened to be my birthday.

I really love my birthday, and I really love to do fun things on my birthday, oh and I love my birthday. I don’t care what anyone says, when it’s your birthday you get excited and if that ever stops happening to me, well just put me in my grave. It’s a day to celebrate YOU and that’s just too good to ignore.

Thankful for good friends and good flowers and rainy morning birthday walks. So here’s a TBT to our trip to Longwood Gardens last May 21.

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Bryce Canyon National Park deserves the world and more

Bryce, Bryce, Bryce. You SLY dog. When people think about Utah national parks – Arches.. Zion… those are the big ones that come to mind. But… BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK IS THERE WAITING FOR THOSE WHO DARE. Ok maybe a bit dramatic.

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