Category: Personal

Roadtrip
Facebook gave me a time-hop reminder from two years ago. It let me know I once lived in a van. For three months, I was able to travel around the U.S. in search of the best National Park (2016 Centennial)! It was incredible. Living in a van was also half the adventure. The full adventure was deciding to adopt a 9 week old puppy righ ...
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Our New Puppy – MAPLE
Our new baby is here! We are overjoyed. It has been a long time coming to finally have a second dog. She is an Australian Shepard red tri puppy. She came from Hickory, NC (about an hour from Asheville). Cannot wait to see her grow and become a dog alongside of Trapper. So many photos to come.
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Last Bit of Fall
The last bit of fall colors have left us. Its nice to relax from the chase. Always thinking about the next shot. Where I should go? How I could sneak in another photo excursion before work? Now its time to relax and look through the hundreds of photos I've accumulated. This is the fun part.
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Harvest Moon
The Harvest Moon was going to peak over the mountains exactly as the sun began to set. Everyone on Craggy Pinnacle was photographing the beautiful sunset and only a select few of us knew of the moon coming up. It was going to be amazing. I chatted with a couple enjoying cheese and opening a bottle of wine. They played "Harvest Moon ...
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First Grape Harvest
We had our first grape harvest! 6am start time in complete darkness to tackle 2 acres of vines in Boone, North Carolina before the rains from Hurricane Irma swept in. It was an incredible experience to see the first steps in creating wine. I wanted to stretch my video shooting/editing skills out. I love telling stories with photogr ...
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Fire Season
Western Montana My thoughts and prayers go out to all the states in the West who are suffering from the bad fire season this year. I lived in Montana for two years and a fire can be so destructive so quickly. Cloud the air and turn a once beautiful landscape burnt for many years to come. Displacing homes for people and animals. Fi ...
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Chasing Waterfalls
Asheville is honestly the adventure/nature hotspot I've been hearing about. Hiking trails are everywhere! So so so happy to say that I have the Blue Ridge Parkway a short 5 minute drive from my apartment. It makes me happy to slowly explore everything. Although, when all is said and done, it might take me 5 years to see it ALL. Tod ...
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Chicago to Asheville!
We have made the long 11 hour drive to Asheville, NC from Chicago, IL! It is time for a new journey and be back in the mountains where the air is fresh and time slow again. Our dog, Trapper, is especially happy to be back on the trails and out of the hustle and bustle. Although I will forever miss our bike friendly city. Chicago wa ...
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