I’m packing tonight for a spring break vacation. A road trip to the South is always fun, and this time of year I enjoy seeing the trees along the roadside change from bare, leafless northern varieties to flourishing tropical greenery. I take it as a reminder that there are always more views of the world to enjoy.

Word-art that says, "Be like a tree. Stay grounded. Connect with your roots. Bend before you break. Enjoy your unique natural beauty. Keep growing." -Joanne Raptis

Nurturing Thursday was started by Becca Givens and seeks to encourage self-nurturing and to “give the planet a much needed shot of fun, support and positive energy.”


  1. I love when I travel south in the winter too, it’s refreshing to see all the green. Trees are really smart beings! Enjoy your time in the warm weather, it seems the winter will stick for long up north.

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