Komorebi is the Japanese word for when the sunlight filters through the leave of the trees. It’s about how the sunlight plays with the layers of the leaves and the gorgeous scenes they create together. I’ve always been particularly pleased with this idea, there’s something so simple and peaceful about it. Although English doesn’t provide a single word for the situation, I’m happy to know that another language pulled through for us. [Read more…]
Last week we took a day trip to Starved Rock State Park, Illinois. Although it’s only a short 2 hour drive from Chicago, it had been well over a decade since my last visit. Why?! It was a perfect day for a nice hike in the woods, lots of spring flowers, mosses, and ferns to gawk at… oh and the Canyons!