• Photo of Minnehaha Falls at a slow shutter speed so the water looks like one solid stream. Sunlight is hitting the trees which frames the photo.
    Travel Blogger,  Traveling

    Summer Road Trip – Minnehaha Falls

    Summer road trip – Minnehaha Falls Before we explore Minnehaha Falls, I must apologize.  Well technically I don’t have to; however, considering I did not send out my blog post yesterday I probably should.  As my pre-planning skills are still a little behind since chemo infused my brain with all the “forget everything before you remember them” cells, I am currently writing this while sitting in a hotel in our lovely capital of the USA.  Yesterday was our travel day, and as we were traveling with Harley the service dog for the first time, life was a little chaotic.  Being service trained in a small rural town is wayyyy different…

  • Photography

    Photo Highlights of Meyer Graduation Session

    It is funny. One of the things I love the most about photography is the ability to tell someones story from my perspective. All the attention to details, lighting, pulling out who someone is – all within the span of an hour. Maybe 90 minutes. With that though comes a great sense of nervousness. At least with me, because a part of being a photographer is putting my emotions into my work and then sharing with all the world to see. Don’t get me wrong. I love it. That’s why I do it. But I’d be lying if I didn’t say every time I share a photo, I take a little…

  • Photo of author and her husband wearing MN Wild Hockey jerseys
    Breast Cancer

    Hockey Fights Cancer … Our Models of Determination

    Hockey is an obsession in our house.  In fact, the three most important dates in our house are (in no particular order):  the day my husband and I were married, the birth of my daughter, and the day hockey pre-season games start. Hockey Fights Cancer Last night my husband and I attended the MN Wild Hockey Fights Cancer night at the Xcel Center.  We won – yeah!!  I sat next to Philadelphia Flyers fans – boo!!  But did I mention we won?  Ha!  Chants of “scoreboard, scoreboard, scoreboard” are still ringing in my head. It was a fun and bittersweet night.  Last year, I had just had my mastectomy and…