Infatuation is described as an intense but short-lived passion or admiration for someone. Love? Love on the other hand is limitless. Unfortunately we cannot control how or when either happen. In my heart, I believe you know love. You feel love. You believe in that person, you trust in every part of them, regardless of the degree to which you love them. You want the best for them. You hurt when they do. You laugh when they do. You become emotionally involved. Most of that emotion & feeling is missing within the fury and excitement of infatuation. Love is a beautifully heart breaking part of life. When you fall it’s an amazing feeling, when your heart is broken its a shitty moment. Remember that. Remember how you felt during your highest of highs. Never forget how you truly believed the world was ending the first time your heart broke.
I want to give a huge shout to all the farmers!! Thank you!! The hours you put in, the physical labor you do. We don’t see all that is put into making sure there is successful crop & livestock growth for food and raw materials.
I’ve always enjoyed living in the country. The smell, the farms, the old barns, the cattle & horses. I love when the farmers harvest the fields this time of year! The smell of fresh soil, beans & corn.
The bulk of corn that is produced today is not for food production but more everyday items such as plastic, batteries, cosmetics, cough syrup & diapers to name a few. Most soybeans are processed for their oil as well as protein for the livestock feed industry, however they are also used for human consumption.
Next time you find yourself pissed off behind a tractor or semi, perhaps you should wave in thanks for all they do rather than speeding by in frustration.
Headed south today to Wilmington, to visit with KCs parents and their new puppy, Star.
Not a bad drive, 4.5 hours from Outer Banks. No interstates just back roads and a long phone conversation.
Surf City is about 15mins from KCs house. There is a beautiful park with boardwalks, fishing, park and people. I caught this beautiful sunset before arriving at a place that seems more like home every time I visit!
What a beautiful start to the day!! Watched the sun rise with this beefcake until Ed crashed our party. Ed is the property owner who wasn’t a fan of me parking in the lane and asked that I park on the side of the road if I were to continue taking photos of his horses…and made certain that I knew NOT to feed them. What?!?! Is this the zoo? I don’t carry horse treats in my truck, only dog bones. I explained I was a photographer and his horses and property looked stunning against the colors and fog. I politely apologized to grouchy Ed and requested he have a great day! I got the shots I needed as the sun was rising above the fog, got my things around and headed back home. My hope is that Ed looked at the morning differently and indeed had a better day!
I had a goodnight with my sister, mom and step-dad. We had a good dinner, we talked and then we sat on the front porch. I don’t know what it is, but this house has front-row seats to some of the best sunsets. Every night, especially in the summer, there are great sunsets. Beautiful colors, clouds and silhouettes. And tonight was no exception.
Needed some time away from ‘life’, so I took a drive. Headed north to a place I’d recently seen photos of, Michigan City, Indiana. I must admit, I’m slightly upset that I’m just now seeing this part of Indiana for … Continue reading
Beauty can show up in really weird places. I’ve learned that through all the shooting I’ve done. Like this beautiful sunset in a vinyl village. I’ve never found anything interesting to shoot in this neighborhood, until tonight. I looked out the window and saw this shot. It turned out pretty and the sky looked amazing.
I’m sure these two gentlemen thought I was either DNR or an absolute nut case. I was sitting on the banks alone taking photos of the sun melting into the water. I was waiting for the shot. I know it was coming as they slowly trolled across the water. Finally there it was right before me. The beautiful silhouette of them in their fishing boat. The cloud line that lingered above. The melting sun in the back.
When you get something or someone so great consider it a perfect catch. Hold onto it.
Shot over Giest after this crazy hectic Tuesday.
Thank you to Dr. Aaron and his staff for helping with my puppy today.