Travel

I love to travel!  As I prepare for my long weekend away, I think back to some of my favorite traveling adventures.  I have to admit, exploring the Big Island of Hawaii is at the top of my list!  Who doesn’t want to see an active volcano, up close and personal!    As I relive this beautiful trip in my head, I thought I would share the links to the series, just in case you might need a tropical escape…

https://growingself.blog/2017/05/16/our-big-island-adventure-part i
https://growingself.blog/2017/05/17/our-big-island-adventure-part-ii
https://growingself.blog/2017/05/18/our-big-island-adventure-part-ii
https://growingself.blog/2017/05/20/our-big-island-adventure-part-iv
https://growingself.blog/2017/05/22/our-big-island-adventure-part-v
https://growingself.blog/2017/05/23/our-big-island-adventure-part-vi
https://growingself.blog/2017/05/24/our-big-island-adventure-part-vii
https://growingself.blog/2017/05/26/our-big-island-adventure-final-days

Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…
♥Roda

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A Hint of Spring

From ice crystals to rain drops… I love Michigan’s weather!  It is kind of like a box of chocolates…you truly never know what you are going to get. Today was a balmy 57 degrees!  And, once again, I was distracted by Mother Nature.  COLOR!  I see COLOR!  It is amazing what I notice, when I am not trudging through 3 feet of snow…

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These are super happy ducks! Puddles!

 

 

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The fancy girls were smart and had their morning meeting, under the pine trees.

 

It might be pouring buckets, but days like these remind me that SPRING is right around the corner!

Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…

Roda

 

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Nature’s Sculptures

Weather in Michigan, this time of year, can be very unpredictable.  Due to this, Mother Nature leaves behind some pretty amazing gifts.  Slow down and take a closer look…one never knows what treasures are waiting to be discovered…

 

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The path to the barn…

 

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A closer look…

 

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Up close and personal

I can’t help it…I get complete distracted by Mother Nature!

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Jack Frost has been busy!

 

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A Frosty Forest

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Picture a horse, a donkey and 4 sheep, standing at the fence, wondering what I was doing crawling around on my hands and knees, take pictures of the ground! I must give them credit, they were very patient, considering they were waiting for their breakfast.

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I have learned to expect the unexpected!  My goal each day is to slow down long enough to discover the gifts waiting for me.

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put into order.”

~John Burroughs

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Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…

♥Roda