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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Nevada County Nutcracker

Anika is a soldier. Ian is a Mouse. This is Ian’s first year in the play. First time on a big stage. With the big sets and lights and music. He wasn’t too sure at first. But now? Now, it’s fun! Now, let’s do it again. That theater bug, the one that quickens the heart…

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New Waters

My little mermaid, painted with the Brushstroke app. How is it December 19 already? This month has flown! I am trying to make myself rest a bit. Not successfully. But intentions are a beginning, right? I have ideas simmering about Emotions after a Flare, Pain Storms (isn’t that an apt descriptive phrase? Not my own, btw),…

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Black and White Challenge

Last week I was tagged for the Black and White Challenge by Kial James (@kialjames on Instagram). Post five b&w photos in five days. I am reluctant to give myself more quests, but this one was short enough and novel enough that I took the inspiration and ran (shot?) with it. Confession- I don’t photograph…

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