Rough Roading to the River

Yesterday we ignored reports of rain. After all, rain is rare these days. We stopped at the local grocery for important supplies. Like chips, orange soda, green tea, and Dr. Pepper. And adult beverages. Then we piled into my brother and sister-in-law’s four wheel drive vehicles to find their secret spot by the river. Up into the mountains,…

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Neighborhood Scootering

The new craze this spring is a neighborhood scooter ride. Suggest a walk and they cringe. Mention scooters and they are the first ones out the door :) Which gives me ample opportunity to walk as they scoot ahead :) We all love being outdoors again! And I welcome the chance to photograph our familiar…

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Real Life April

The sweet teases of spring! This past month we played and explored and visited an indoor pool (the gym). My kids found their tank-tops and shorts even though I kept wearing sweatshirts. I think about my kids’ generation, the Zero Kids, born in double-zero years (2000-2010). They are the first with mobile tech and Instagram accounts, with…

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Underwater Series 1

I needed an underwater image this week. And as I browsed through my old favorites, I found new favorites. Spring is warming the air. We will be back in the water soon. I believe that photos tell their own stories. I see our relationship with water. How we freely fall into water. How we let go of fears….

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Real Life in February

Hurrah for Real Life. It may be mussed and busy and (a little) chaotic. And also wonderful and fun and home :) I am pleased to join a photography project that celebrates the lovely mess of everyday living. The photos that may not be typical framed images, yet evoke little moments that mean the world…

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Snow Day Last Day of February

The drought eased for one winter storm. Wind and rain for us but snow just up the highway! We had to see snow at least once this winter. Snow could still find us (we’ve had snowy Easters), but it seems remote as the blossoms welcome bright spring days. We found out that Ian outgrew about…

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