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Jenny Jump State Forest

Changing Seasons – October

Today on Thankful Thursday, I am participating in Cardinal Guzman's monthly photo challenge - The Changing Seasons. I am amazed how October flew by but as I look back at the month, I realize that I was very busy. From... Continue Reading →

Unhappy Camper

My daughter (who has just woken up and still wearing her PJ's) is expressing her displeasure of the rain while camping and that she has to walk through it to get to the bathroom. Hmmmm, maybe at that moment, I... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Fall Camping at Jenny Jump

Every fall, our family camps at Jenny Jump State Forest in Hope, NJ. And every fall, I am amazed at the beauty and brilliant colors of the forest. It rained our first night there, but we were cozy, warm, and... Continue Reading →

Favorite Images from 2013

Celebrating 500+ followers.  I have had this post sitting in drafts for a while. Time to publish it.  Thank you  for supporting and enjoying my blog. For a description of each picture move your mouse over the image.  Under some... Continue Reading →

Beholding God’s Grandeur

Often times, I am in awe of the beauty of God's expansive creations, like the sea, the sky, the sun, and the mountains. But what about His small, infinitesimal, often unnoticed creations, like for instance, a blade of grass or... Continue Reading →

The Wonder of a Child

To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing. The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and heart... Continue Reading →

Fall Camping at Jenny Jump State Forest

Vacationing as a large family can be costly.  As our family grew, accommodations that could fit our family could not fit our budget.  Several years ago, we purchased a travel trailer (RV) to use for our cross country trip. That is... Continue Reading →

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