[Nature Inspiration] Autumn Leaf Designs

Crunchy autumn leaves aren’t just fun to jump in, but they are also great to look at! From awesome art projects to hearing them crackle as you step on them, I have always loved this unique part of autumn. Here are some of the best, most beautiful leaves I found this year. Continue reading

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Amazing Aerial Photos-The ‘Overview Effect’

Sometimes photos take your breath away! These are some awesome aerial pictures that help remind us of how small we are, and how connected the world is. Astronauts call it the “Overview Effect.”

NYC Expeditionist

And while we’re on the subject of awesome aerial photos, check out the Daily Overview.

The project, founded by NYC-based Benjamin Grant, was inspired by the Overview Effect:

This term refers to the sensation astronauts have when given the opportunity to look down and view the Earth as a whole. They have the chance to appreciate our home in its entirety, to reflect on its beauty and its fragility all at once.

Grant strives to give viewers that same feeling by showcasing thought-provoking aerials of places around the world where people have affected the landscape.

The images are beautiful and often astounding—and they really do make you think. A few of my favorite recent images include the Istanbul Shipyard…

Istanbul Shipyard via the Daily Overview

…Kuala Lumpur’s palm tree plantations…

Kuala Lumpur's palm tree plantations via the Daily Overview

…California’s Roseville Yard…

Roseville Yard via the Daily Overview

…and Lollapalooza in Chicago.

Lollapalooza via the Daily Overview

Check out the Daily Overview’s site or follow them on Instagram for even more images.

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Blending in With the Blossoms on a Wildflower Drive

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Last night, I went out in search of summer flowers. Having been disappointed at a thunderstorm that dumped rain on the spring blooms a few weeks ago and melted them, I was excited to see that the summer seasonal blossoms were coming into full bloom! Continue reading

Unique and Refreshing Palouse Falls

I could feel the wet moisture in the air as we walked through the basin of the waterfall. I love that you can still feel the wind current of what used to be water in waves in a prehistoric riverbed. Palouse Falls is a special and ancient waterfall that is one of the biggest in the state of Washington. You’d never know it since it’s tucked into a deep canyon and hidden away behind farmland. Continue reading