The Stories We Tell

Things 06-23-2016 Giving Me an Earful

I first met my dog when he was just a pup. A runt at that. While the rest of his brothers and sisters ran all around the yard, only he followed me around with little legs and sad eyes. I took him home. It was much the same that Saturday morning when I met this fellow. It …

Weddings 06-16-2016 Shaina and Josh’s Carmichael Presbyterian Church Wedding

After eight years of dating and even engagement, Shaina and Joshua were finally calling it quits. More accurately, they were giving up their old relationship for a new life of wedded bliss, and Erica and I were thrilled to photograph their wedding day there at Carmichael Presbyterian Church.

People 06-06-2016 Flying Back to the Nest

Typically, it’s the children who leave the nest to make a life for themselves. It didn’t work that way in our family. Quite the opposite, in fact.

Weddings 05-26-2016 Amy and Darrin’s Wedding at Rough and Ready Vineyard

These two lovebirds found each other not all that long ago. But after they did, Amy and Darrin quickly realized that their future would be best spent together. Lucky for Erica and I, we got to come along for the ride and photograph their wedding day at Rough and Ready Vineyard and Guesthouse in—you guessed it—Rough and …

People Places 05-22-2016 Delicate Arch – Moab Part 4

Granted, this was a biking trip. But riding the Whole Enchilada trail the day before had exhausted what little horsepower we had left in our legs. As a result, we voted unanimously to celebrate our final day in Moab by renting some high horsepower instead.

People Places 05-06-2016 The Whole Enchilada – Moab Part 3

We had come this far, and there was no turning back: The Whole Enchilada Trail. The previous day’s mountain bike rides across some of Moab’s most treacherous terrain left our muscles aching and longing for a day off. The fact that weeks ago we had reserved a shuttle to take us up for an all-day downhill …

People Places 04-26-2016 Grace and the Slickrock Trail – Moab Part 2

My body had no business waking up at 6:00am that morning. Not when my kids (who rise with the sun) were two states away. Not after a through-the-night road trip, a time zone change, and a rough ride at Navajo Rocks the day before. Yet, there I was in a hotel room in Moab, Utah: exhausted, and wide …

People Places 04-19-2016 The Trail to Moab – Moab Part 1

What began with the most beautiful woman in the world, turned into a party of four beat up blokes careening through the Moab desert. I never saw this birthday present coming.

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