The snow came down for hours yesterday - silent, soft flakes. I'm tired of the snow, but it still works it's magic. You can't help but feel the world is enchanted for those few, quiet hours when everything's covered in a pillow of pristine powder.
life in photos
thanksgiving in the valley
We spent Thanksgiving at my stepmother-in-law's house in the Shenandoah Valley. Daniel's dad grew up in this area, so he took my sister-in-law and I on a walk down to the river. The town was quiet, blanketed in fresh snow. At about this point on the walk, I realized I couldn't feel my toes. They … Continue reading thanksgiving in the valley
After our car broke down, my grandparents graciously offered to sell us one of their cars. The only problem was that it was in Florida. So, within a week, we booked our one way flight to Tampa and prepared for a week of travel through the south. We spent a relaxing few days in Bradenton … Continue reading summer roadtrip
shrinemont weekend ’14
In the beginning of July, Daniel and I headed out with friends from church to attend the annual congregational get together at the Episcopal campground that borders the George Washington National Forest. It's taken me forever to get to posting these, because on the way there, our car broke down (RIP) and the rest of … Continue reading shrinemont weekend ’14
2nd annual Canterbury hike
I spent Saturday in the mountains with my church's college group. You may remember that I went on the same hike last year and really enjoyed it. We read Psalms, closed our eyes and listened to the gentle shhh of wind through leaves, and had Eucharist on the mountaintop. Focused breathing up steep paths is a … Continue reading 2nd annual Canterbury hike
skyline drive with mary
Mary and I have been friends for nearly 10 years. We met our junior year of high school, attended college together, and were roommates for a year and a half. She came up to visit last month, so naturally we went to Skyline Drive. It's one of the most impressive parts of this state and … Continue reading skyline drive with mary
more flowers, more bees
I spotted a big fat bee enjoying a floral feast and got to snapping photos. I love how they dart around without fear, getting close to my camera lens then taking flight to find the next heaping bowl of nectar.
Just a bit of unedited experimental photographs taken in the yard.