Stone Creek

The water at Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat that flows beautifully through the woods, has been named Stone Creek, for the many stones you can find there. Stone Creek houses many little waterfalls and surrounds a few little islands! These islands have been cleared and named as well… Solomons Stone Island, and Circle Stone Island. …

The Magick of the Flowing Hollow

The Flowing Hollow is a beautiful magickal place at Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat. Water flows from the spring out of the mountain, into a little creek. Stones border the creeks edge, creating a path through this magickal water world. There is more to the Flowing Hollow than water, there is an abundance of life…

Quarantine Art Series: Sitting Stone

Every now and then it is important we go outside and sit. To listen to the wind blow around us, and feel the earth beneath our feet. Sitting stone is just the place to do that at Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat. I enjoyed sitting at the bench and painting the mountains! I am looking…

Quarantine Art Series: Flowing Hollow

The sound of flowing water is so grounding to me. Sitting in the woods, sun shining down on my face, hearing the birds chirp and the water rushing… food for my soul. I have walked down to the Flowing Hollow a few times the past month here at Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat.  The space…

Quarantine Art Series: Mullein

The universe speaks through all things… mullein being synchronistic to COVID-19 in so many ways! Reminding us that nature provides all of our needs, if we are open and willing to listen and receive. 

Quarantine Art Series: Birdie

Disc golf reminds you to stop and take a deep breath, and let go of whatever you’re holding on it. It’s through letting go at just the right moment that we are able to sore the furthest. 

Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat

This past week was filled with peace and self care. Taking time to work on things here and there. I am blessed to have amazing people in my life… Brenda and Joe Solonoski are two of them. They own Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat which is so much more than just an AirBnb in Doylesburg…

Glenstone Museum

The Maryland Art Education Conference this year was split into a two day conference, with Friday being a field experience day at different museums around the area and Saturday being conference workshops! On Friday I attended the Glenstone Museum for my field experience.  This was my first time at the museum and I was blown…

Hampton Art Experience

For the past 6 years the Historic Hampton Inc. non-profit has hosted an art show for any Maryland students and teachers to submit work inspired by Hampton National Historic Park.  It was always a wonderful show, however this year we decided to work with BCPS Visual Arts office to create our first Hampton Art Experience…