Category Archives: Personal

The 2010 Blizzard in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Seven years ago from yesterday, 17.1 inches of snow fell in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  It was the largest snowfall forView full post »

My Second Vipassana

Wednesday afternoon, I packed a suitcase full of pajamas and blankets and headed to Dhamma Visuddhi meditation center inView full post »

My New Studio Space!

I took another big step this month on my journey as a photographer and am so excited to announce that I now have aView full post »

My Second Tattoo

  When I turned 18, I couldn’t wait to get a tattoo.  I loved the idea of telling my story throughView full post »

Settling into our New Home in Longfellow, Minneapolis

I swore to myself that we would NEVER move during summer.  For most, it’s a great time to move since the weatherView full post »

Alexandria, Minnesota – My Favorite Town

Many years ago, my family had a cabin on Lake Ida in Alexandria, Minnesota.  My parents would load my brother and IView full post »

Frontenac State Park / 10.22.17

It’s a good thing I love my job, because this time of year I work all day every day.  It’s sometimes hardView full post »

Five Ways My Dog Has Made Me a Better Person

I’m a dog person, hands down.   I’ve only had two in my lifetime, and both of them have made me aView full post »

My New Happy Place

One of the things I love about living in Minneapolis is that there are beautiful pockets of nature all over the city. View full post »

My Bucket Travel List

Last year, I crossed a place off my bucket list- France.  Paris with it’s Monet’s, Manet’s, Van GoghsView full post »

Love isn’t Enough

The idea for this blog started with two close friends and a bottle of Tito’s vodka.  We hadn’t seenView full post »

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Colorado 2017

I would move to Colorado in a heart beat!  I cannot get enough of this state which explains why we go once a year.  WeView full post »

Foraging for Midwest Mushrooms

Just about every week of the summer, two of my friends get deep into the woods and forage for wild mushrooms.  TheyView full post »

Banning State Park – 8/5/17

When I get a weekend off during wedding season, I want to do one thing- get into the woods with my husband and dog. View full post »

Birthday Shout Out to my Dad – Someone I Admire

Thirty two years ago August 15th at 5:44 pm, my mom gave birth to me during the Beverly Hillbillies.  I was aView full post »