Welcome to my photography blog. Here I will highlight a photograph and tell you more about it. As a teacher and naturalist I always want to learn more, to uncover what something is and how it is related to other things. I want to know the history and other perspectives of a landscape, to gain a deeper understanding of the natural world and my place in it. 

Heart of Earth

June 21, 2016  •  1 Comment
Every picture tells a story. This is a story of nature, time, a clash of cultures, and the heart. This is one of the few remaining Indian burial mounds in St. Paul's Mounds Park. I was there one afternoon to learn about sacred sites in the Twin Cities from the Dakota perspective. As a photographer, I noticed the soft golden light. I saw the sing...
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"Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it."

May 18, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
"Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it." That is one of my favorite lines from a poem by Mary Oliver. Poets, like photographers, have a unique way of seeing the world. When I'm feeling disconnected or out of sorts, the most certain way for me to return to my true self is to go outside... breathe... focus on my senses... pay attention to ri...
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