Inheritance: One Word Prompt

As the years pass, more and more frequently when I look in the mirror I sometimes do a double-take because I see my Mom’s face before I recognize the reflection as my own. Even the ever popular social media platform Facebook constantly wants to tag me as my Mom, which is interesting because she passed-on… Continue Reading

Cheeky: Weekly Photo Challenge

It was just after breakfast when our group piled into the microbus to drive to our final destination on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. I really had no idea what to expect from the journey ahead. Except that it would be long. And could quickly become even longer if the road was washed out… Continue Reading

Serene: Weekly Photo Challenge

In an effort to prepare for the already bustling and busy holiday season, and bring to close what has been, for too many people, a very hectic year, this weeks Photo Challenge encourages us to take a deep breath and slow down. Then share a visual moment of blissful quiet. I have no shortage of serene images… Continue Reading

Sparkle: Daily Prompt

The sparkling green lights  Shine so brightly in the snow Holidays bring magic ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When I was teaching I loved to incorporate Haiku into my lessons. Doing this allowed me to see each students’ individuality and creativity. I’ve also enjoyed being in the backcountry with a group of people and everyday we select a relevant… Continue Reading

Community Farming & Young Farmers

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a farmer? Spending your days outdoors in the elements tending to the land and livestock, while growing healthy food our communities need to thrive. It sounds ideal doesn’t it? The reality is the number of famers in the United States is decreasing. There are… Continue Reading

Transformation: Weekly Photo Challenge

Transformations take place all around us, everyday. Is it easier for you to notice transformations in yourself, your environment, or your community? I see many transformations taking place in this photo: Fall to winter. Dark to light. R-O-Y-G-B-I-V. Dry to moist. Flat-rolling plains to Front Range fans. Stillness to movement. What transformations do you see?… Continue Reading

Experimental: Weekly Photo Challenge

This was a very last minute experiment on the Fourth of July when I decided to play around with trying to get pictures of the local fireworks display over the reservoir. For years I’ve wanted to try capturing stunning photos of fireworks. This year there was a fire ban in many areas of Colorado, and… Continue Reading