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A Shot in the Dark

I captured a cactus flower blooming in the dark! Believe me, it wasn’t easy, using only my kit lens.  Matter of fact it is one of the hardest things I have attempted since I got my Nikon. 169 more words


Lessons in Limbo or Consequences of Procrastination?

“The lesson that life seemingly wants to teach me is how to be okay with limbo,” I observed talking to my mom. “You’ve never been good with uncertainty,” she casually responds. 468 more words


Here goes...

I’m neither an Australian nor Midwest girl. I’m not an East Coaster or New Yorker, and I’m not a Californian, though I’ve lived in each of these places. 93 more words


Mastodon State Historic Site - Missouri

Mastodon State Historic Site is just a short drive from St. Louis and makes a perfect day trip. The park is right off of Interstate 55 in Imperial, Missouri.The site is home to the Kimmswick Bone Bed where ice age fossils and even bones from giant mastodons were found. 444 more words


Okay okay... I miss you, Indiana.

August was a killer.

I racked up about $250 in parking tickets (all my fault), the stress level went up in both of my jobs and the lovely novelty that comes with moving to an entirely new place started to wear off (Don’t worry, I still love you CO). 340 more words


the boys of fall


When I feel that chill, smell that fresh cut grass

I’m back in my helmet, cleats, and shoulder pads

Standing in the huddle, listening to the call… 1,555 more words


American Dagger Moth Caterpillar

  Saw this when I went out to open the garage door. I’ve never seen anything like it before. Turns out, it’s called 116 more words