Lake Artemesia Mural Brings Even More Nature to Life

This Lake Artemesia mural is a gift that keeps on giving. It beautifully captures life on the lake -- putting a smile on my face every time I see it.

Orion Shines Brightly, Connects Me to the Divine

The Orion constellation has been a huge part of my life from childhood through middle age. It is my portal to the divine and a source of inspiration.
Stellar & Jackie

Jackie and Stella: Adopting A Home

Jackie Haymon turned to Silver Spring, Maryland, and Sligo Creek for a perfect new home for her and her shelter-rescued dog.

Where’s Winnie-the-Pooh?

I love looking for Winnie-the-Pooh at my favorite tree on the Anacostia River Tributary Trail System -- the Northwest Branch in this case.

Discordant NotesGeese musicians jam in the woods, ugliness screeches backup

The beauty of listening to Canada geese in concert gets marred by sight of pollution in Sligo Creek. The good news is that we can stop pollution at its source.

Cooper’s Hawk

It’s always a thrill to catch a glimpse of these avian hunters – Cooper’s hawks. We spotted this one by accident in the Sligo Creek woods.

A Herondipitous Start to the New YearWild yellow eye leads to launch of new...

Won-ok and I saunter toward the Sligo Creek woods on the first...

Hectic Holiday Timeout Offers Chance To Hang Out With A Hawk

I forced myself to slow down this morning, a deep sense pouring over me that I had fallen into the habit of...