For those that have been following me, please forgive my seeming absence. After a long month of rehabilitating my knee due to a fall on the Harper’s Ferry hike on January 4th, I have been finally cleared this week to start back up my horseback riding and hiking. Needless […]
Emily Carter Mitchell
Emily Mitchell is a outdoor photography enthusiast well known for her bird, wildlife and nature photography. As an award winning and published photojournalist her work can be seen in a variety of publications, book covers and smart device apps. Her blog, Hoof Beats and Foot Prints blog is internationally recognized and showcases her beautiful images and insights on nature.
HAD TO TO AND AND WITH GREAT FAITH THEY ACHIEVED Excerpted words from the Thurgood Marshall Memorial located in Annapolis, Maryland. The First African American Supreme Court Justice.
View of Annapolis over the Severn River This bright and crisp late January morning, my friend and I joined this wonderful group of people from the Anne Arundel County Bird Club down at Greenbury Point along the Severn River in Annapolis. Our mission? To find as many wintering birds […]
“The apex of perfection in equestrian art is not an exhibition of a great deal of different airs and movements by the same horse, but rather the conservation of the horse’s enjoyment, suppleness and finesse during the performance, which calls for comparison with the finest ballet, or performance […]
This post will be brief, as the title may suggest — I had Lasik Surgery yesterday. What prompted me to do this is that after wearing glasses for over 25 years, I found myself constantly removing my eye glasses. Not only were they annoying me, and that my […]
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I would like to thank Louisiana and Kentucky for the French donut and the distinctly American spirit, respectively. Without you, this dish of pillowy fried squares of sweet sorcery would have never been possible. Beignets: You can make them from scratch, but Cafe Du…
“Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, you should never do less.” General Robert E. Lee In the late fall, we journeyed to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for a tour of the battlefield and for dinner with two very illustrious characters from the Civil War. General Robert […]
This is a very challenging 9-mile hike. Do not attempt this hike unless you are fully prepared. Do not attempt this hike if it is icy or rainy and stay within your group. Shenandoah Park Emergency Number (800-732-0911) In the event of an emergency, please note the closest […]
I was driving down the road this morning, and while waiting at a stop light, I looked into the car ahead of me. Surprise, surprise, there were two cats inside going for a lovely car ride with their owner. One was sitting on the driver’s lap, looking […]
It’s all about creating a balance in your life. Balance in all aspects of your life. Creating an environment where you can work hard and play hard. Always make sure you plan how you spend your time, so that you can maximize the amount of time you can […]