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#waterfallwednesday, brandywine falls, cvnp, get outside, gratitude, ohio, waterfalling, waterfalls -

 #waterfallwednesday experience live Waterfalling on snapchat @ ftbeautiful Brandywine Falls - located off Brandywine Rd, Northfield, OH 44067 (I have left many FTB rings throughout this hike, hoping to brighten some hikers day) Waterfalling in Ohio - Brandywine Falls is a scenic waterfall cascading 65 ft. into a rich, lavish gorge, with viewpoints from both upper & lower boardwalks (The walk down to the lower deck is comprised of 70 wood steps and a few walkways under the rock croppings.) Brandywine Falls-  Rebecca Grantham © March 2017 Honestly, my family is spoiled living only 10 minutes away from this treasure in the Cuyahoga...

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 #waterfallwednesday experience live on snapchat @ ftbeautiful Buttermilk Falls - located approx. 20 minutes on foot downstream from  Blue Hen Falls. Absolutely worth the hike! If you are looking for a beautiful and rewarding hike I definitely recommend taking the time to adventure yourself to Buttermilk Falls to go waterfalling, located in Boston Township, Ohio Day 1: Feb. 8th, 2017 54° I first made the hike to Buttermilk Falls on February 8th, 2017 after hearing about it's existence from fellow nature lovers. It's a nice 20 minute hike one way past Blue Hen Falls   The trail is well worn but is not...

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get outside, gratitude, nature, painting outside, plein air -

“Every second of life is unique, no two are the same and are more precious than snowflakes.” Understanding Plein Air Art  A short guide wrote by Rebecca Grantham (Originally wrote in 2005, freshly updated 2017) The definition of plein air or en plein air: Plein Air is a French phrase that translates "in the open air". Plein air is pronounced plan air or sometimes plane air. This term is used to describe artworks that have been created chiefly outdoors, rather than in the studio. Photo reference is generally not used. The roots of plein air painting: Are found In 19th-century Europe...

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gratitude, original painting -

It was then the I carried you... To create and give is the greatest gift. I'm sure many of you are familiar with the famous Footprints poem, if not I am going to include it here, it is worth repeating. (although the true author is somewhat of a mystery) One night a man had a dream. He dreamed He was walking along the beach with the LORD. Across the sky flashed scenes from His life. For each scene He noticed two sets of footprints in the sand. One belonging to Him and the other to the LORD.When the last scene...

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abstract landscape, get outside, original painting, trees -

Tomorrow Begins with TodayOriginal oil on canvas 36" x 48" x 1.5" This painting was inspired with eyes wide open as I drove home. The Winter sunlight was rhythmically flashing through the trees across the highway. Creating almost a melody of light and dark. As I came to a stop I captured the inspirational moment with my camera and used it create this work. The title is still relevant today. Throughout the process of creating this painting, I kept thinking about how our actions create our now. What we see, what we do, how we think, what we say, what we read,...

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