A brick path, set on the diagonal. leads through leafy green plant borders

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens: Finding Diagonal Lines

If you have a chance, visit this magnificent manor.  This is one home and garden tour worth your time.

A brick wall stretches to the garden gate

The Long Way

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Lines Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, April 2009. ? © 2018 auntjoannblog.com.…

Awakening from a Seed Coat Slumber

The young seedling needs no nutrients at the beginning of its life, as the nutrition contained within the seed provides enough energy for the plant to begin growing.

Ice Cream Equals Happiness

Assateague is the home of the famous Chincoteague ponies. Equally famous, in our family anyway, is the Island Creamery on Maddox Boulevard. 

A misty view of the Pacific from the Main Trail to the Hillside Trail

Hillside Trail and Muir Woods National Monument

If you are a hiker of modest ability, continue on the Main Trail a couple of miles, and you will leave the crowds behind.

The Sun Also Rises: Capturing a Sun Rise Is a Challenge

What I love most about Hemingway’s works are his characters.They seem real, yet so eccentric;  almost stereotypes.

zoo bear laying its head on its paws

Blase Bear: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Are Zoo Animals Wild about Life?

Though we love taking the kids to the zoo so that they can see animals of the world close up, we must ask ourselves, is it worth the cost?