‘When you are in the final days of your life, what will you want? Will you hug that college degree in the walnut frame? Will you ask to be carried to the garage so you can sit in your car? Will you find comfort in rereading your financial statement? Of course not. What will matter then will be the people. If relationships will matter most then, shouldn’t they matter most now?’-Max Lucado
This is where I will begin again. I made a commitment with Chandler and I got away from that. I let ‘life’ get in the way and chipped away a small part of a very important relationship. I want to finish this. Not because I have to. Not because my ‘mommy sat me down spoke firmly to me’. I need to because Chan & I were in this together. In 19 years, Chandler has stood by my side and loved me unconditionally. Chandler has watched me fall and climb back up, never once judging me, but hurting for me because he loved me. I’m sorry I have let you down Chan! I love you bud ❤
Today wasn’t easy. Maybe its the weather, I feel like I’m lost in Seattle. However the sun has set so I cannot complain. Rain through the day makes for long ones & hyper dogs.
Driving for sunset accepting I may not see much of one, this reflection caught me. Flooding the hole in the middle of the road, deceiving those that pass through, painting that which surrounds it, catching true colors.
Oddly enough I stopped, got out of my truck and stood there, ‘reflecting’ on recent days, prior to taking this photo. The beauty captured reflected so much.
It’s funny how things work out. After waking to shoot what was a non existent sunrise, due to the rain that was moving in, I headed back home to spend time with Boston. Shortly after being back home I received a phone call from a local requesting me to assist him in a wedding that he was set to shoot in just a couple hours. What?!?! Things like this don’t happen….do they?! I looked into him and the venue and the wedding party and it was all legit.
It was a beautiful wedding, the sweetest couple and such a fun evening with the chance to meet some awesome people.
This photo was shot on the pier where the reception was held just after the sun had set. So many beautiful colors brought in from the rain earlier in the day. What a beautiful day <3!
For a ‘wireless’ world, I sure am working with a lot of chords. Lots of good photos to sort through on this rainy lousy day. Suppose that’s what they are made for, getting indoor things done since no one wants to be inside when its 75 & sunny.
I’ll be here for awhile if anyone needs me 🙂
Somethin’ bout an Indiana summer night after a storm. Absolutely beautiful!! Everything on the ground is so green and everything above is so blue. Fresh & vibrant. Naturally washed of the days dirt.
This photo was taken in the eastern sky as the sun set opposite of it.
This is the Rain Garden by the Evan Center. Normally I just pass it by and don’t give it a second thought. But tonight it looked pretty. It had just stopped storming and it was actually a decent temperature outside. I was messing around with the lights in the garden and Hannah was walking across the huge concrete platforms. And then this shot came together. It reminded me of a ghost, which is appropriate for our very haunted university.
An optical and meteorological phenomenon that is caused by both reflection and refraction of light within water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. An optical illusion.
This photo was taken after a gnarly lighting storm had moved through the area. The skies cleared just as the sun was beginning to set, allowing me to get this beautiful shot.
After a sick, lousy day on the couch the rain finally let up and the sun began to show its true colors. Heading back home after sunset, I was satisfied with my captures for the evening and had set my camera in the passenger seat where it often sits for easy access. I noticed a car turn into an inlet that looked to run along the backside of the lake, naturally I followed. What I saw made me gasp. The view was beautiful!! There are homes going up so I realize I only have a short time to enjoy this. The above was the first photo I captured.
Its the middle of August and its 60, rainy & cloudy. Indiana you have let me down and I’m ready to be done with you.
I soaked my sorrows in good company & my brother Nick :-). Blah days are the hardest, I’d never make it in Alaska.
Today I got to spend the day with my little sister, Abbie. We hand’t actually spent that much time with each other in a while so I decided to hang out with her for a day. We went downtown, went to some bookstores and shops, had lunch, walked around in the rain, and picked up some good books. It wasn’t some epic adventure, but it was fun and it was good to spend some time with her.