Flowers

I spent some time with my camera in the far off, exotic location of my backyard this evening doing some flower studies that I’d like to share with you. Each thumbnail links to a retina wallpaper image. Enjoy!

A Single Black Labrador

Last night, on our way home, Jake and I found a large black Labrador running around in the street. He has no microchip and no tags on his collar, but very clearly has a home. We’re trying to find where he belongs. Can you help us?

Another Day, Another Mountain

Days like today remind me of one of my heros, John Muir, and his love of the Sierra. Anyway, I will spare you my feeble and fumbling attempts at describing the majesty of nature and the spirits found in these cathedrals by sharing pictures instead of words. Please enjoy.

The Perseid Meteor Shower

Tonight, along my best friend and his wife, Jake and I watched the 2015 Perseid Meteor shower amongst wolves, laying in the grass and howling at the stars. There’s nothing more awe inspiring than watching the events of space unfold before your eyes to truly highlight just how lucky we all are.

Asheville, NC

A few weeks ago Jake and I joined his parents and his sister, Barratt, for a weekend in Asheville, NC. Actually, I joined them for a weekend. Jake joined them for the week. (I just started a new job, guys! I didn’t want to show up and then take off.) We stayed in the Pisgah…

Spring Cleaning: Living with ADHD

I was diagnosed with ADD in the third grade after a week of tests and doctors visits. This is a topic I’ve circled for a long time, never really sure if I wanted to write something about it or to describe my personal experiences for fear of focusing the spotlight on myself and inviting the stigma of “mental health issues” our country is famous for. But in case you’ve ever wondered, this is what ADHD is like on a daily basis…

Bluegrass Music Festival

This past Saturday I went to the Wide Open Bluegrass Street Fest in Raleigh with a friend. I really like folk music, especially Irish and Welsh folk music—which is where Bluegrass originated. I was expecting an open field with a hand full of stages set up about the periphery and the middle open for booths and food vendors. This was not the case.