Spring midpoint: shifting nature

Spring midpoint: shifting nature

As we approach the midpoint of spring, I’m noticing the continuing transformation of the landscape. The once-naked branches are leafing out with various shades of green. The Walnut tree has catkins, leaves and flowers, and so does Birch and Maple! Winter birds are departing and 

Interview: Doing work inspired by your calling (video)

Interview: Doing work inspired by your calling (video)

I was recently invited to be a speaker for an online summit, Your Business is Calling, hosted by Celia Marie, Business coach. I joined 7 other women who shared their stories of how they shifted from traditional jobs into creating business that are based on 

Valentine Love in Nature (MBNJC Video)

Valentine Love in Nature (MBNJC Video)

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s that time of the year when signs of spring are in the air in some parts of the world. The birds are starting to sing more in Northern California.Love can be defined as “sustained compassionate attention” (John Muir Laws). So nature 

Spark you Curiosity Level 2: Stoke the Fire

Spark you Curiosity Level 2: Stoke the Fire

After Level 1 course, continue to expand and reinforce your nature journal skills. Keep your practice going Practice and learn with others! Join the Spark your Curiosity with Nature Journaling Level 2 course Open to those who’ve completed Intro to Nature Journaling Level 1 course. 

Fresh new eyes on ordinary nature

Fresh new eyes on ordinary nature

I went out for a walk with my dog and was so taken by the beauty in nature that I had to start nature journaling while walking in the beach! I always have my nature journal bag with me–its a messenger bag with my journal, 

Mystery woodpecker: Detective work in your journal

Mystery woodpecker: Detective work in your journal

Recently I found the remains of a woodpecker in my driveway. It was a pair of wings, tail and a leg. It looked like a woodpecker, but at first glance I wasn’t sure which one it was. What was more interesting to me at the 

Micro world of Mosses (video)

Micro world of Mosses (video)

This week, one of our members, Victoria Grape will be sharing her passion for mosses. These diminutive organisms live in an entire universe unseen by most of us. Victoria will take us into the micro forest so we can get to know the incredible diversity, 

Reflections: Gifts of 2020

Reflections: Gifts of 2020

Stop and revisit As we move through the final days of 2020, I looked through my journal to reflect on the year. Like many of you, I spent so much more time at home than I ever have, and journaled every day. With entries tracking 

Skyward Salutations: Clouds (Video)

Skyward Salutations: Clouds (Video)

Autumn seems to have the most amazing skies. We’ll look upwards for inspiration today! We always have access to the sky even if we cannot get to a special place in nature. The sky is different every day and changes hour by hour, sometimes minute 

MB Nature Journal Club Sharing Page

MB Nature Journal Club Sharing Page

Sharing your pages is the BEST way to build your skills, be inspired with new strategies and ideas, and spark motivation and excitement to keep you journaling nature! We share our pages as an exchange of information rather than to be critiqued. We give and