Mother's Day is just around the corner! Get in the picture, ladies! "Whoa, what are you talking about?" I'm talking about all of the times you take photos of your kids, whether with your phone or DSLR. Are you one of those moms who are often behind the lens and not in front of it? … Continue reading Get in the Picture, Mom!
Photography is something that will never go out of style. Whether you are taking a picture of a blooming flower in your garden, the dinner you just cooked, your pet, or members of your family, photography will always have a place in your life, whether from an amateur or professional aspect. So why is professional … Continue reading Why Photography Is Expensive
Now that we are well on our way to summer, the trees have leaves again, the sun makes more regular appearances, and many beautiful flowers are in bloom. One of my favorite activities during this time of the year is to visit local gardens and see all the various plants and colorful flowers. I have … Continue reading Local Beauty | Chase Garden
No matter where you live, there are dangers lurking. The east coast and gulf of Mexico can see hurricanes. The northern states can see blizzards, the Midwest can see tornadoes and flooding, the Southwest can see wildfires, and here in the Pacific Northwest, we run the risk of a volcanic eruption. When you think of … Continue reading Danger! | Lahars
The Pacific Northwest is known for a lot of things. It's known for the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges. It's known for volcanoes such as Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier. But it's also known for the abysmal amount of rain that falls each year. When you visit here, you may hear someone say "the … Continue reading Rain, Rain, Go Away
Earth Day is a holiday that celebrates and advocates for learning more about our wonderful planet each year on April 22nd. After a massive oil spill in California in 1969, a Senator from Wisconsin named Gaylord Nelson suggested having an environmental "national teach-in" to spread awareness and bring forth education on the subject of taking … Continue reading Celebrating Earth
Happy Spring! We are finally seeing more sun and slightly warmer temps which can only mean that Spring has arrived here in the Pacific Northwest. It is certainly a beautiful time of the year here as the birds chirp and flowers begin to bloom. Speaking of which, my own flowers have made progress. I have … Continue reading Spring Has Arrived!