Summer Solstice: On Rivers, Under the Moon, and In the Garden

My Summer Solstice celebration started on Saturday. We woke early and headed to Alexandria Bay for Family Day at Boldt Castle. We had to stand in a long line to purchase boat tickets first as the castle is on an island. It was a bright, sunny day… Standing and waiting was exhausting and uncomfortable, butContinue reading “Summer Solstice: On Rivers, Under the Moon, and In the Garden”

Memories and Meditation

This past weekend, I spent a couple days at different beaches along the St. Lawrence River. On Friday, I put my feet in the public beach at Alexandria Bay. On Sunday, I went swimming with friends at Grass Point State Park. It was a fantastic way to spend some of my remaining vacation, especially asContinue reading “Memories and Meditation”

Yoga in the Forest

Today I did something special. Special for me. I gave myself permission to leave my toddler with my husband for a couple hours so I couldĀ do some yoga. The Thousand Islands Land Trust teamed up with River Yoga to offer some “Yoga Treks.” Basically, they were monthly outdoor yoga sessions, each taking place in oneContinue reading “Yoga in the Forest”