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)
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)
Lately it seems as though my content has been lacking. I do apologize. Life has been a bit confusing lately and I've taken a lot of time to reflect upon myself. One of the worst feelings in the world is being derailed from your future plans. Timing and fate are important factors when it comes … Continue reading Intermission – Afton State Park (Hastings | MN)
I stopped at Hidden Falls Regional Park not too long ago to just enjoy the scenery (despite not getting out of the car). It was nice to look at the water and the people watching was good since many were having BBQs. We stayed there only briefly but on the way back, passed a lookout … Continue reading Movement – Ford Dam Scenic Overlook | Lock and Dam No. 1 (Minneapolis/St Paul | MN)
Happy Earth Day! Our planet is beautiful. We need to take care of it.
With my social anxiety, I get nervous about taking portraits of people. I've done it in the past for a project in college and it was rather nerve-wracking. However, I've been pushing myself to do things that I'm uncomfortable with more lately so hopefully the opportunity to take portraits will arise! A great thing about … Continue reading Vitality
Being in nature is a nice escape from the obligations of daily life. One of the great things about Minnesota is that there are many lovely areas to explore. Minnehaha Falls is a popular destination for locals to hang out. There are trails to wander with beautiful views to take in along the way. The … Continue reading Requiescence – Minnehaha Falls (Minneapolis | MN)
It snowed two days ago and caught a lot of people off guard. We haven't had much snow in Minnesota for awhile. Normally I'm not one to care for snow but thought I would take advantage of it. (Plus snow looks stunning on camera.) I wrote about Hyland Park recently and was inspired to revisit in … Continue reading Zephyr – Hyland Park (2) (Bloomington | MN)