Lush – Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (Bloomington | MN)

As much as I love the warmth of summer, there's a mysterious appeal that lingers in the brisk air on autumn days. Leaves are rapidly transforming into an array of hues; beautiful and yet, possessing of a strong sense of melancholy. With the inevitable freezing temperatures and snow approaching, I've been attempting to spend more … Continue reading Lush – Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (Bloomington | MN)

Transition – Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (Chaska| MN) (2)

Last week I got the opportunity to revisit the arboretum with my mom. Since I was just there this summer, it was wonderful to be able to see what's changed with the beginning of fall. The autumn aesthetic was strong as we began our stroll. Pumpkins were everywhere! This particular day was quite beautiful and … Continue reading Transition – Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (Chaska| MN) (2)

Congregate (DAY 1) – Minnesota State Fair (ST PAUL | MN)

It's that time of the year again. Summer is ending, school is starting and the Minnesota State Fair is happening! The fair is an event that many people look forward to all year. There are so many wacky food options to indulge in, performances to watch, displays/showcases/contests to observe, items to purchase, animals to coo … Continue reading Congregate (DAY 1) – Minnesota State Fair (ST PAUL | MN)

Stillness – Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (Chaska| MN)

Lately I've been depressed and I'm not afraid to admit it. I've always been pretty open about my mental status on here and extremely appreciative of the support. I believe it's important to be able to express how we're feeling somewhere in the world, otherwise it can lead to madness from overthinking it. I've been … Continue reading Stillness – Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (Chaska| MN)