Often times the best things we find in life are not the things we are searching for. Such was my experience when I went searching for my ancestry.
In my last video blog I made a point about my place in life being attributed to hard work rather than luck. While I stand by that wholeheartedly, there is one area I consider myself extremely lucky… my family. Read More
When I was growing up, family vacations were most frequently camping trips. My Dad and I would hike the most popular trails, and then we would often point to a random peak and say “Let’s climb that one”, and then we would. I am grateful my Dad instilled in me a love for hiking at a young age, and still today it is where I do my best thinking. Read More
What’s that old saying about turning lemons into lemonade? Well, despite my natural love for lemons, that’s exactly what I did this week.
After finding myself marooned in Las Vegas of all places, I took advantage of my forced hiatus from mobility. Just one night on the strip reaffirmed for me that nature is indeed where I belong. I ventured out to Red Rock Canyon, Zion, and the Valley of Fire – all of which blew my mind in a cool refreshing blast of mental lemonade. Read More
Merriam-Webster’s primary definition of “home” reads “one’s place of residence”. What does that mean for us nomads who find our residence ever changing? This week I have been defining my own version of home. The people I know and love, the friends I meet on the road, the experiences I have, and the inner most center of my being – of which I am never without. Read More
“Creativity is a dish best served family style.”
As photographers, painters, sculptors – any kind of artist – we must understand that when we collaborate and work together we can achieve and learn far more than we ever could alone. I have become a better photographer only by working with others who have taught me what I know. I have learned more about myself only by talking to friends who help me understand. I have gotten where I am today only by the support and collaboration of those around me. We create, we build, we become – together. Read More
I may be 15 years late, but I’ve finally decided to join the world of blogging. I never thought I would be a blogger, but evidence shows this might be a way for me to share the one thing I have been passionately trying to share – inspiration.
Many of you have found me through the unfortunate theft of my teardrop camper and home, Birdsong. While I am grateful for the silver lining of countless new friendships, I do not wish to be remembered for – or followed because of – an event that could have happened to any unlucky victim. Read More