I have A furry friend who has been with me for eleven years. I recently watched a movie where a woman was murdered and the pet she treated like her child was sewn into her uterus. This has made me question a few life choices, but at the end of the day, Im happy and … Continue reading Furry Friend
I want to create a world. There is not enough satisfaction in a single story, not enough life in two or three. But, a world of stories is an entirely different animal with it’s own breath and soul. That is what must be created and nurtured.
I’ve read several articles that state one should never edit their work until it is complete. I am fearfully of this because I am on my sixth rewrite of a book who’s storyline is still vastly incomplete. The words seem to flow with greater ease after every pass, so it can’t be entirely harmful. Although, … Continue reading Orpheum
I’m really trying to decide wether I should make the investment into Scrivener. I’m currently doing the re-write of my book on Pages. Would it be worth it to transfer the document over. It seems to provide more tools for organization. But is that necessary, or another of my many distractions and unnecessary wastes of … Continue reading Staircase
Journey I was so thankful when we stumbled upon this little park a short time back. The leaves had just begun to change and the temperature had just begun to dip. Photographing this bridge gave me the feeling of discovering my own journey, the feeling of truly seeing a path and direction. This photo allows … Continue reading Journey
This is one of my favorite parks of the midwest out of those I’ve discovered so far. I particularly love the way the trees create a frame around the beautiful willow tree shot. Nature truly is its own work of art. I would give anything to spend my days traveling and marveling at the glorious … Continue reading Frame Work
I took a trip here at the blatant start of my attempt at a writing career. I utilized the camera I felt I needed before I put faith in a good iPhone camera, and took several photos. Most have been lost in my recent anonymous transition, but this beautiful gem remains. Click here to purchase … Continue reading Summer Harbor
She scampered ahead of him with the camera to her face. She sensed his desire for permanency and the entrapment terrified her. She hoped scampering just out of cupid's range would save her from the need to toss him over the rock’s edge. -L.I.E.
Everyone has their own version of a dreamland. I've discovered several over my years of wandering. This gem is one of my favorites. Known to the locals as "The Indian Caves," this creek runs through a stretch of trails, down a tiny waterfall, and into the river. One day I may write a story about … Continue reading Dreamland
Sometimes the good in a situation is as difficult to spot as the monarch in this photo. But once you do, you can't un-spot it. Search for the Beauty, it's worth the effort. And so are long riverbank hikes when they lead to shots like these.