Paddle Boarding — Never Too Young

Never too young…or old, to paddle board. Paddle Boarding the Gulf of Mexico.

Forty Something Parents

I never could’ve imagined doing water-sports back when I was six years old; let alone paddle boarding or surfing.  I grew up inland, though I was never a land-lubber.  But as I stood watching my daughter stand with ease on a paddle board this past Saturday, balancing upon Mother Ocean, I couldn’t have been more proud of her natural abilities.

Looking back to my own childhood, I realize now that I wasn’t quite the athletic type.  I didn’t even learn to ride a bicycle until I was 10 years old!  But once I did — feeling the wind blow through my hair…free as the breeze — I was hooked.  And to this day, I still love riding my bike more than most things I’ve ever done.

As for my young daughter, I can hardly wait to see her gliding on top of the water.  And soon after she’s paddle boarding…

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Tiny Home on Wheels — Camper Garden Retreat

The Nomadic Gardener — Tiny Home And Garden

Caravan & Travel Trailer Remodeling

Early this year, I was rather on the fence about planting a garden; uncertain whether or not we’d be heading on down the road to our next destination.  Alas…it was not to be.  We have grown more attached to our island home than we’d like to admit.  And, naturally…me being a ‘flower child’ of the new-but-not-so-new generation, I had to carve out my special place in the world of tiny island gardens.

Following months and months of hard work…digging, renovating, re-arranging, designing and replanting,  I feel like my little courtyard style garden is finally taking shape.  Looking back to gardens-past, I feel like this is one of my best efforts; though I’m still not done.  There’s still more white pave stone to lay down…in-order to finish my circular patio, and more to plant; weeding and weeding some more.

I feel so Blessed for my little ‘bit of Earth’.   May…

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