The view of home sweet home

. For one week this street became my home sweet home. The pharmacy’s green cross florescent lighting would illuminate the path to my doorstep.  Walking home I would pass countless amounts of small juice shops tucked between alley ways and buildings. I would see friends gathering in the streets to share Moroccan tea laughing and enjoying each…

Photo Friday!

Photo Friday! Photo Friday will now be a weekly tradition for me to share with you what I have been up to during the past week. You can scroll through my visual photographic evidence of my day to day life including some highlights. Enjoy! Everyday after my work in the office I try my best…

Why Photography?

Why Photography Believe it or not, photography has not always been on the forefront of my mind. In fact, if everything went according to my initial plan I would a “big famous painter” in the words of my five year old self. Growing up and to this very day my heart has continued to belong…

Oh Germany.

Oh Germany. Looking through photos from my time in Germany has really got me reminiscing and strolling through memory lane.  I didn’t love everything about the country however I really did love a lot of it.  I loved having to walk through a castle wall every day to get to the city market. I loved…

It’s Autumn… What?

It’s Autumn… what? Being a Colorado native I have certain expectations for fall and the company it brings. Things like carving pumpkins, corn mazes, apple cider, and so on. One thing that just identifies itself for the season of autumn is sweaters. It is supped to be sweater weather. Now is the time to dig…

Photo Friday

Photo Friday! Photo Friday will now be a weekly tradition for me to share with you what I have been up to during the past week. You can scroll through my visual photographic evidence of my day to day life including some highlights. Enjoy! Yesterday my sweet mama bear and I adventured to Crater Mountain…

One.Two.Three…CLICK!

One.Two.Three… CLICK! In previous years I had the opportunity to travel to the beautiful country of Zambia with my home church, Eastern Hills. Upon arriving in Zambia everything was so new. So much life; people swarming the market places hunting for the best deals, children scrambling around kicking a ball to one another looking for…

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” – Ansel Adams You may think photography gets in the way. That a camera creates a wall between you and the person you are interacting with. You may say interrupting the natural flow of a conversation by sticking a camera in someone’s face just destroys the moment….

Photo Friday

Photo Friday! Photo Friday will now be a weekly tradition for me to share with you what I have been up to during the past week. You can scroll through my visual photographic evidence of my day to day life including some highlights. Enjoy! This is me, having a blast in the office, as always…….

Hailu close your eyes

Hailu; little girl, close your eyes. Hailu; little girl, hold your light close. Hailu: little girl, do not let go.   Little girl Hailu, do you not know the world surrounding you? Little girl Hailu, do not let the world take you to. Little girl Hailu, do not let them steal your light.   Hailu,…

Beneath those Serengeti Glasses

His eyes buried beneath thick vintage Serengeti glasses Russ emerges himself into the pages of his batman comic book. As my friends and I approach this man he notices our shadows and manages to take a break from the intriguing pages resting within his fingers snuggled up to the half smoked cigarette between his fingers….