Travel is change; change can trigger. Change and mental health work at cross purposes to each other. Change of any sort can be symptom-inducing and a trigger for the worst aspects of mental health issues. Ironically, travel is in its every essence change. Change of place, change of environment, change of routine, change of circumstance. It is… Continue reading Travel is Change
A Family Trip Saved My Sanity Back in the fall of 2017, the idea of living in Germany was romantic and exciting. Starting my freelance writing business was exhilarating and empowering. Traveling Europe and sharing experiences with my husband and kids was endearing.Then we arrived, and I felt overwhelmed.We left 10 years of memories and… Continue reading Clarity at the Eiffel Tower
Happy New Year! I hope you all had wonderful holidays. As many of you know, I haven't finished telling you about Charlotte's visit and our trip to Florida. Well, this is my last post about Charlotte's trip to Chicago. We took the train to the city with my friends, Jen and Alejandra, the day before… Continue reading Sunny Day in the Windy City
Name: Robert Instagram: shootwithrobert | # of followers: 19.5K Robert's Instagram shows many of the places on my bucket list that I'd like to visit in Oregon. His attention to detail and lighting, both natural and Photoshopped, are phenomenal. A lot of his photos are taken in Forest Park in Oregon, and each one looks dreamy;… Continue reading Robert: So much Oregon!
Name: Nicolas Lehane Instagram: nicolas_lehane_photography | # of followers: 3,679 Nicolas has a variety of nature, landscape, and seascape photos. You can see photos taken in various seasons; he has a nice selection of some beautiful trees covered in snow such as the one shown below! The occasional architectural photo can be seen on his page… Continue reading Belgian Photographer: Nicolas Lehane
Name: Kaitlin Instagram: katydid52 | # of followers: 3,471 Kaitlin's Instagram consists of photos with a mixture of subjects. One day she'll post an amazing landscape photo, the next a selfie or her cat, the next a close-up of a flower or insect. No matter the photo, her composition is always on point. I was… Continue reading An Interview with Kaitlin
Name: Nic Sagodic Instagram: nicsagodic | # of followers: 1,226 Nic's Instagram and photography interests me because many of his photos are carefully planned out no matter if he is photographing people or nature. In one of his answers, he mentions that this is significant. His use of exposure when capturing photos is fantastic, and the… Continue reading Nic Sagodic
Just a short announcement today! I'm doing a "Feature February" this month where I share interviews I've had with some of my favorite photographers from Instagram. If you look above, you'll see a tab labeled Featured Photographers; this is where you can find them! They'll also be on the Entirety page. I can't wait for… Continue reading Feature February!
So, I had never been to a national park before until I visited England. I mainly only had US ones on my list to visit such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Mount Rainier. Charlotte took us to Snowdonia National Park in Wales, and it was incredible! Unfortunately, we didn't explore too much, but if we had more… Continue reading Snowdonia National Park, Wales
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone! I'm sure you are excited and preparing for the holidays. I just wanted to announce two things! My 21st birthday is coming at the end of April, and Charlotte is going to visit from England! I've had a countdown on the sidebar for the last month or so. We… Continue reading Florida Travel Announcement