I was super excited to be able to shoot the Clemson vs Wofford game on Sat 09/05/15. In fact, I was so excited I couldn’t sleep at all the night before. I have to laugh at myself for getting so nervous, but it’s true those butterflies still flutter in my tummy. It was a beautiful, sweltering SC day to have the opening season game. The pending rain was kind enough to wait until after the game was over. After I set myself up in the dungeon of a media room and got over my camera and lens envy, (more…)
“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. As longs as this exists, and it certainly always will, I know that then there will always be comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be. And I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.”
― Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl (more…)
Ok, Truth be told this last week was a little difficult to stay motivated for my upcoming bike trip. I’d much rather start planning for my CA trip I will be taking in Nov. At the moment a photo trip sounds a lot less taxing physically than riding a bike down the coast of the Carolinas… Whenever I start talking myself out of something or allow fear, self-doubt, and others to get inside my head, I usually read (more…)
I was all packed and ready to leave today but I decided to delay my bike trip due to the next 10 days of nothing but thunderstorms predicted for the whole duration of my trip. I had planned on a few days of rain, but not 10 freakin days! There comes a point of how much of a challenge I want, and at this point I am already challenging myself with riding on busy roads everyday, riding through big cities I am unfamiliar with, riding with a not so good hip flexor and iliopsoas muscle, and just completing my 600 plus miles. (more…)
Here are a few images of around Charleston that I took last year. I will be riding through a few of these places on my Head to Head trip. It will be different not having my camera with me. It won’t be as good but I have to keep telling myself this is a bike trip! I will have to settle with my iPhone and a point-and-shoot.
Though things challenge and break us, we can still remain steadfast and beautiful.