Showing posts with label Saucon Valley. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Saucon Valley. Show all posts

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Ain't Nothin' Like A Summer Day ...

“Summer afternoon – summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”
           ~ Henry James
                 ~ 1843-1916
Under the cool shade of trees in late August, a hammock I saw on a property along the Saucon Rail Trail, Hellertown, Pennsylvania paints a quintessential scene in sepia of a perfect afternoon in summer, my most favorite of seasons.

Ain’t nothin’ like a summer day!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

You Rock ...

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”
    ~ Theodore Roosevelt
       ~ 1858-1919
  ~Naturalist & Conservationist
 ~ 26th President of the United States of America
       ~ 1901-1909

I found this painted rock with the phrase “You Rock” along the Saucon Rail Trail, Hellertown, Pennsylvania, on a beautiful summer afternoon in late August.

This painted rock is likely part of the The Kindness Rocks Project, which was founded by Megan Murphy of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, who wanted to spread encouraging messages to strangers by writing them on rocks she found on the beach. The practice spread and launched similar projects across the United States.

The grassroots project encourages people to leave rocks painted with inspiring messages along the path of life. People are encouraged to take one, share one or add to the pile. You can see just how much impact she’s made when looking up #TheKindnessRocksProject. Learn more about how to join the movement at

“You Rock” is a slang phrase of praise or encouragement conveying “You're awesome (at something)” or “You can do it!”

Thursday, December 28, 2017

A Trail Of Sugar ...

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”
                          ~ John Steinbeck
                                   ~ 1902-1968
Traces of a Christmas Eve snowfall remain the day after Christmas to sugar the Saucon Rail Trail, Hellertown, Pennsylvania as sunset looms to close a beautiful but very cold day.