It’s 4 am, I feel a gentle tapping on the doorway of my dreams. “Wake up”, he whispers gently in my ear. “Bathe in my light, Renew your soul. Greet my sister Sun, as she rises. “ Mahalo brother Moon! Aloha kakahiaka sister Sun! ~Analiese Kennedy (2023)
Category Archives: nature
Appalachian Trail 2022 Through Hike: The Final Countdown!
It’s 6 September 2022, the day before our planned summit of Mt. Katahdin, and finish of our 2022 through hike. 2200+ miles of hiking and learning. We are HERE!! I am currently waiting for Jake to arrive/hike in to the Katahdin stream campsite. We are in Lean to number 8, right next to the stream.Continue reading “Appalachian Trail 2022 Through Hike: The Final Countdown!”
Gijon, Spain And Aviles Tapas/Cider Tour
Exiting the ship in Gijon (pronounced Hee-hawn), there was a local dance troupe and band playing traditional local music. It was amazing to be greeted and welcomed with smiling locals who are happy to have us here! The local military police administered a temperature test and a squirt of hand sanitizer before our walk toContinue reading “Gijon, Spain And Aviles Tapas/Cider Tour”
Happiness is a Garden
Just like a mother, it’s difficult to have “favorites”. Here are a few of my garden babies, blooming in all their glory. I don’t have a very large space to garden in, approximately 250 Square feet in my back “yard”. It’s actually more of a patio with small strips of space to garden in, butContinue reading “Happiness is a Garden”
Flashback Friday! Appalachian Trail Hike Summer 2014
It’s fun to relive past hiking and camping experiences with the perspective of today!
Flittering and floating, From flower to shoulder, To the top of my head. As if to tell me, Sometimes we float away from love, And sometimes love floats back to us. I’m struck by her beauty, And a little sad when she leaves. Float back! I silently scream. Come back to me, My shoulder beckonsContinue reading “Dragonfly”
captured a picture of this beautiful Monarch butterfly as I was hiking along the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut.