Category: Nature

But I’m Not Ready !

In reviewing the home page of Hoofbeats & Footprints, my wonderful little calendar countdown caught me by surprise. 16 days left before I leave for Peru. But WAIT…I’m not ready ! After months and months of planning, the date of departure is nearly here, and I feel as […]

Cruisin’ Crescent Beach

There are still a few places on the Florida eastern coast that allows you to drive on the beach.     Crescent Beach just south of St. Augustine Beach is one of those places. With its wide open beach, particularly during low tide, and powder soft sand that squeaks […]

Bright Spring

The fresh and warmer spring air brings bright colors and a sense of newness. The small pleasures in these spring flowers exude a natural vibrancy that only Mother Earth can create.     Next to one of the most influential buildings in the world, one can step into a […]

Pink Everywhere

Spring fever has hit and what better way to revel in the glory of Spring then to go and visit the Cherry Blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C. Keeping a close eye on the bloom report, this week provided the sweet spot to go and capture […]

Flying High

In a little known area on the Susquehanna River within the edges of the Susquehanna State Park is a seasonal enclave of America’s majestic national bird – the Bald Eagle. Chosen to represent the United States in 1782 due to its long life, great strength, and stunning looks. […]

Tundra Swans on the Bay

Beautiful and graceful, the Tundra Swan elegantly glides along the Chesapeake Bay during its winter holiday from Alaska. Also known as the Whistling Swan, the Tundra Swan is known to be native to the bay area. Every winter they fly nearly 4,000 miles from Alaska and the northern […]