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Monthly Archives: June 2008

white

we all need a little color in our lives. i couldn’t help but notice this on my counter when i started moving in a few days ago. even lack of color (white) can have several different flavors and shades.

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home

i’m trying to define home now. this happens every single time i move. my perception of home and sense of place changes like the weather. this move to bellingham is now my seventh move in three years. home will always be in southern illinois, but bellingham is where my moving train has stopped for now. […]

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s. dakota

so what’s there to do in south dakota? there’s this awesome place called wall drug. they advertise on the interstate for like 500 miles. inside is this huge cheesy touristy store and restaurant. but, it rocks. i got coffee for a nickle a cup. they had a cowboy boot store that was out of this […]

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me and mom

my mom and i embarked on this road trip last saturday. we drove through illinois, missouri, iowa, south dakota, wyoming, montana, idaho, and finally washington over the course of four days. i grabbed this frame last night before we joined some fellow staffers for a dinner at the local micro brewery. yummy food and sunsets […]

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montana

for years now my favorite movie has been “a river runs through it.” there’s just something nostalgic about that movie that gets me every single time i watch it. at the end i’m always sitting there watery eyed and short of breath as the credits roll. it’s happened at least half a dozen times. today […]

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dancing away

some friends got married this past weekend. i love weddings, well, actually i love receptions. what a good time they are. a few of my friends aren’t dancers at all. so before heading out to cut up a rug, i gave my camera to my pal nathan. he ended up shooting some pretty cool stuff […]

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slight (aka sick light)

i was on the phone the other night talking with a good buddy when i looked out my window and about freaked out. everything was pink outside. i promptly hung up the phone and grabbed my keys and camera. a storm had been rolling through the area and moved east right at sunset. i drove […]

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baby bro

the baby of my family has finally turned 16. wes is one of the most unique kids i have ever seen. he has his own business and is incredibly driven. he’s got a work ethic that is just like my dad’s. they can’t sit still, but in a good way (well, most of the time). […]

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