I'm currently visiting my grandfather who lives in a village for retired ministers and missionaries. There are always activities for people to go to to keep them active and entertained, one of them being the weekly hillbilly band. There is a dedicated band that plays and then anyone can get up and sing or play … Continue reading I played with a Hillbilly Band
I found out why some people really hate flying
The first flakes of snow are starting to fall here on the ranch and it's looking to be a cold, wet October. It has rained, misted, or snowed every day so far this month and the sun has barely shown at all. It makes for mighty dreary days, and it means we'll probably have a … Continue reading I just want a nice, sunny day
gleaning potatos with my miniature horse to stock up for winter
I am really proud of a picture I took the other day, and by evening, my face hurt from grinning about it so much. But my joy was quickly stomped down by the realization that my hard work was extremely easy to steal. I don't usually post my best pictures on here, and I definitely … Continue reading To Watermark, or Not to Watermark?
I come across a lot of questions that start with, Do I really? While I was doing chores tonight I was singing Mica Tyler's song Different. The chorus just kept ringing through my mind, pushing out the usual chatter and planning that's going through my mind while I'm working. I wanna be different I wanna be … Continue reading Do I Really?
I've really only been doing a couple things this month. Playing with my camera, packing salt, and working on my book. I've pretty much been living and breathing photography and writing this summer. If I'm not outside working with or riding a horse, then I'm either taking pictures, editing pictures, writing my book, or editing … Continue reading August Update
Large hail can do a number on horses, grass, and a garden
I am so excited right now! In May, I was invited by Z Publishing House to submit a short story in their Nebraska's Emerging Writers competition with the prize being the opportunity to be published in a book of short stories. I found out this week that my submission, (a scene from my book) was … Continue reading I’m getting published!
I've had my eye on the Sony a6000 mirrorless camera for awhile now, but I didn't want to spend the money on it. But then I found a starter kit on sale super cheap on Amazon and the last of my reservations went out the window. It was time for me to get a good … Continue reading I got a new camera