There are so many things that we can learn from dogs. In so many ways they are much better at living life than we are. Since I live with three of these incredible critters I feel that I need to honor the lessons that the provide by sharing my experiences with my babies. Today's lesson is one of the most obvious. Be present. Enjoy
What a wonderful journey we were able to make this holiday season! We had been looking forward to this trip and counting down the days for many weeks. It was a long drive and we encountered every kind of winter weather imaginable on the roads, but I would drive it a thousand times over and still have nothing but joy in my heart.
Our baby boy has been plagued by hip problems and arthritis for years. He moves gingerly and takes care of himself most of the time. However, when it comes to hunting, nothing will stop him. Sore joints, cuts requiring 13 stitches, we have watched him hunt through his regular soreness as well as a long list of in process injuries. Rocky is a
I love to edit on the road, to still have the feel of the place in my blood while working the images. However, it is often the ones I work on when I get back to the studio that are dearest to me. I am often too in the moment to see the completed image in my head when I am on the road. Knowing
Never anything but a pure Michigan adventure when we head to Da Yoop! Michigan's Upper Peninsula is one of the last great oases for "getting away from it all". We literally did not see another person for the larger portion of our day, and to be able to say that when surrounded by such beauty blows my mind! This greatness was all ours
We may have started the day off with a kayak and a swim, but in no way did the day end there! We soaked in all West Michigan can offer on a beautiful Spring Day. We didn't have a lot of gear with us, but we made do and grabbed a few shots of Tessie in her elements :-) A little pet photography is the
Best Sunday morning ever! We have been trying to find the trigger to get this girl swimming for quite some time. Who'd a thunk that the trigger was me? Such a joy to see her swimming! It is getting easier for her and I even see her contemplating jumping out of the kayak on her own when I head away from something she wants to