Month: January 2021

Graffiti at High Rock

The Graffiti Brought Me Here High Rock The platform on top of High Rock in Maryland once launched hang gliders into the skies high above the Pennsylvania valley below. Gliders no longer launch from the rock due to safety concerns, unless permission is granted by local officials. First responders urge visitors to practice responsible behavior…

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The Lonely Castle Upcycle

How to Upcycle Trash You Find in the Mud at a Castle Each of my outdoor adventures offers something different for me and you—a beach one warm day and an abandoned quarry another. Last week’s visit to The Lonely Castle was my favorite so far. I got to be outside, soaking in a cool, sunny…

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The Lonely Castle

A Storied Castle It must be this grey, cold winter vibe that has me craving the creepiest of adventures. While the lonely castle does not disappoint, there’s something inspiring in this structure that has lasted more than century, during much of which it stood empty and neglected. With a new life for the castle on…

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An Abandoned Stone Mill Upcycle

Getting Colorful This upcycle episode is based on last week’s eerie outing at the abandoned Seneca Quarry Stone Mill. I took inspiration from the site as I dreamed up this week’s artwork. I wanted to find a way to celebrate nature reclaiming the quarry site with the trashy treasures I found. This Ecopsyched! upcycle was…

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An Abandoned Stone Mill

Seneca Quarry’s Abandoned Stone-Cutting Mill Happy New Year! It’s a brand new year, and I hope it finds you safe and well. I’m grateful for the continued opportunity to share Ecopsyched! adventures in nature and art, and I hope they offer you moments of inspiration. Find yourself outdoors and getting creative this year. I’m kicking…

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