…And we thought bird watching was for old people (oh, were we ever wrong?!)

…And we thought bird watching was for old people (oh, were we ever wrong?!)

Just a few years ago, we had an elderly couple as neighbors at our home in Wake Forest, NC. The woman was an avid bird watcher, so much to the extent that it made her a squirrel-hater. She claimed they got after, and scared her birds away. She even had a small pellet gun to… Read More »

Mental Health Awareness- Coping During Covid

Mental Health Awareness- Coping During Covid

It goes without saying, mental health is a hot topic currently, due to the pandemic, quarantine, and all that it encompasses. This May, Mental Health Awareness is possibly more significant than any May, ever, due to the large amounts of people suffering from anxiety, depression, and many symptoms of any underlying issues are exacerbated during… Read More »

Sanity Walks

Sanity Walks

This past week, I was listening to Katie Sturino's podcast, "Boob Sweat", (check it out if you haven't, helpful and hysterical at the same time) and heard her talking about ways to cope with mental health during the pandemic. We've blogged previously about the ways in which walking and hiking has been a standard part… Read More »

Toasting the Sunset

Toasting the Sunset

Look, quarantine sucks- especially for folks like us who want to get out, explore new areas, travel, and frankly, just not stay in the same place for a long time. I am not discounting the hardships of others who are ill, or have lost family or loved ones to this terrible pandemic, but in our… Read More »