“Around the world, people view the butterfly as representing endurance, change, hope, and life.” Butterflies have been showing up for my sister and me in the last week. We thought it was Dad sending love. This one pictured above fluttered around me while I was reading outside the other day and hung out in the flowers next to me for over an hour. Watching it provided a short reprieve from a heartbreaking, awful and overwhelming week.… View Post

On New Year’s Eve, my mom and I bundled up and went for a magical late night stroll in the snow. It was the perfect way to ring in the New Year, “making fresh tracks” as my mom put it, breathing in the cool air, marveling at how quiet it was, and throwing a few snowballs of course. I always love that week between Christmas and New Year’s when the mad holiday rush is over… View Post

Confession: I have become a bit obsessed with cows as of late. You can ask Michael, but I think we’ve discussed cows every day for the last month. Obviously, we’re in rural Wyoming and the Platte Valley is home to lots of cattle ranches. My daily commute to work offers picturesque views of rolling ranch lands with cows happily roaming and grazing. I see more cattle and wildlife than other vehicles or people which makes… View Post

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” Ralph Waldo Emerson A few of my favorite shots from the past few weeks. We got a log cabin in Grand Lake, Colorado in March, and enjoyed our first float of the season last weekend here in Saratoga on the North Platte River. I’m extremely drawn to wildlife lately and it’s abundant here, though often elusive, which creates for a fun challenge when it comes to… View Post