2016: YEAR IN REVIEW

2016 was a year of incredible highs and lows. We had some losses as a family, like the death of my grandfather. But we also had some surprise blessings, like finding out I’m pregnant with my first. We ran wild in Thailand for 3 unforgettable months, roamed the Idaho mountains all summer, and spent a…

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MAP ROCK PETROGLYPHS

On Saturday we went for a drive. Our destination was a spot close to the Owyhees that I had hiked a while back. The only problem was I had no idea where it was, what it was called, or how to get there at all. I basically told Dustin to drive “that way” and pointed towards…

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EMULSION LIFT TUTORIAL

Hey Everyone! Today I want to share a video tutorial with you guys! It’s a quick one that I threw together, which shows how to create emulsion lifts using IMPOSSIBLE instant film. This can be quite a simple process which yields really beautiful, ethereal, results. You can transfer the lifts onto almost any surface you want…paper, glass, wood. Keep in mind…

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INSIDE THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART

During my recent trip to Washington DC, I spent two days in a row inside the National Gallery Of Art admiring the breathtaking paintings, sculptures, and their classical furniture exhibit. The first time I went was on a Wednesday around 3 or 4 in the afternoon. To my pleasant surprise there were very few people…

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WEES BAR PETROGLYPHS

Over the weekend I hiked 15 miles along the Snake River, through Swan Falls – A canyon carved out almost 15,000 years ago by the second largest flood in the geological history of the world, Lake Bonneville Flood. It’s estimated that during this cataclysmic event, the peak discharge in the Swan Falls area was 33 million…

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