Hello everyone! The move is complete! It was a long, daunting, and exhausting process, but it's over and we are all safely reunited in our new home in Maryland. Given that I drove all the way from the west coast to the east coast, I absolutely had a few opportunities to take some pictures! We … Continue reading West Coast to East Coast
Living in the Pacific Northwest gives many an opportunity to see sights they wouldn't normally see anywhere else. I'm from Missouri, a state known for being the "Show Me" state, where the tallest point is what I see as a hill called Taum Sauk Mountain. My husband, who grew up the son of a Coastie, … Continue reading Evanescent | Mount St. Helens
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