Category Archive: Nature

Michigan Dunes Camping Trip — Part Four

/ / The Essentials . . . I’m near to wrapping up my camping series. There will be one more post after this one. But first, Part Four… all about our little home… Continue reading

Michigan Dunes Camping Trip — Part Three

/ / The Beauty of Woods . . . Isaac and Brac needed a good rest after our morning hike/climb. To be honest, I did as well. But I also had a strong urge… Continue reading

Michigan Dunes Camping Trip — Part Two

/ / Conquering Sand . . . We three were so excited to hit the big dune on the first full day of our camping trip that we set off unprepared. After our morning… Continue reading

Michigan Dunes Camping Trip — Part One

/ / How To Camp at Warren Dunes State Park (for a First-Timers Family of Three) . . . Step One: Rise and shine. Well, at least rise. Shine might have to come after… Continue reading

Beach, Weekend and Birthday Things

/ / Last weekend, the boys and I took a day trip out to Lake Michigan, ending up at a beach of which I’m not even sure of its name. That probably sounds… Continue reading

Pink and Pretty Things

/ / Peonies seem to be everywhere this year. We have them in our yard, and our neighbors have them along the side of their house, between theirs and ours. (Our yard and… Continue reading

Fort Sheridan {Part Two}

/ / Here is the rest {part two} of my set of photos from my birthday day trip to Fort Sheridan. If you have a slow-speed device, it will take a while to… Continue reading

Our Annual Anniversary Hike Through the Bog

/ / Though our wedding anniversary has come and gone and several days have since passed, I still wanted to post the photos I took from our annual trip to the bog… a… Continue reading

Fort Sheridan {Part One}

/ / There were too many shots taken {that I liked and wanted to keep/include} during my traditional/annual birthday trip to Lake Michigan, and I am growing tired of slide shows {especially embedded… Continue reading

JoLynn | Wheaton Senior Portrait Photographer

/ / I really like this girl. I had the pleasure of taking her picture for a special shoot a year ago, and when I did, I instantly found her to be a… Continue reading

Finally!… Florida

/ / …and with it, hopefully a healthy dose of inspiration! . . I can’t believe I’m finally getting around to posting about our Florida trip… the Florida trip we took last May! Yup…… Continue reading

Because It’s Not Every Day…

/ / … that one sees all these things. Orange cauliflower at a roadside farmstand. A bundle of carrots whose colors were almost as numerous as a rainbow’s. A Monarch butterfly that is injured, and… Continue reading

Timely, Tried and True

/ / Dear Izzy, I think God may have heard my heart’s prayer asking for a different view. When we woke up today, there were about ten tree removal workers across the street, cutting down… Continue reading

Before December

/ / I never really get excited about photography in November. At least not in the non-people-picture sense. Usually, when I think of November, I think of dreary… especially toward the end. All… Continue reading

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“A portrait {or two} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—On a leaf walk with me in our neighborhood. . . . .