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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New and Fancy Updates

Finally, finally I get to show off my pretty new playground :). This blog follows my life. It gets tricky when years become piles of older posts. Features break. And the formerly new technologies age into clunky old formats. The past few months I decided to update Lenkaland with a new look and behind-the-scenes clean up that will…

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True North

I get lost. I get lost in ideas. I get lost in time. I get lost in my own mind. I hear “follow your heart.” Yet my heart changes. One moment I am light, airy, all gentle moments and calm waters. Then I am churning. Bright, vivid, the crash and tumble of rapids around boulders….

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To the River

Explore. Discover. Remember. This weekend we took advantage of the January sunshine (summer in winter? Would be nice except we need rain!). Anyway, we decided to investigate up the path by the Highway 49 bridge. Even though I grew up in this area, I still have areas that are brand new to me. Partly because locals…

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Memory Lane 2014

What a year. 2014 a year of surprises. We surprised my dad with a weekend in Santa Cruz for his seventieth birthday. My mom rented a house in Aptos and we visited with cousins and aunts and uncles. We toasted to many more celebrations. a year of growing. My first paid photography sessions. Which inspired…

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