The Rest of the Story

August 12, 2011
Linking up with Hallie Westcott for 50mm Friday.On Wednesday, I posted the photo on the left with the message, “It’s all fun and games…until somebody gets hurts.” Then, I left you hanging. Unfortunately, I don’t have a photographic record of the “getting hurt part,” but I do have a story.So you all know by now that our niece came to visit us last weekend. Seven year olds have an endless amount of energy…so, we thought we better come prepared with plenty of activities. We started by hitting up Frankie’s Fun Park on Friday afternoon. I had a...
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Shoot and Edit: Week 31 – Turn the Hose On!…EDIT...

August 11, 2011
Welcome to the 31st week of Shoot and Edit: Part 2. Click HERE for all the details and upcoming prompts/themes (also including previous editing tutorials). This week’s theme or prompt was to show us one “Turn the Hose On!” SOOC shot (this was just a suggestion, you can show us any SOOC shot). Hopefully you linked up with Jill’s blog earlier this week. Each Thursday, I will take my SOOC shot and provide a simple/basic or advanced Photoshop/Photoshop Elements or Lightroom tutorial. You can then try my tutorial on your own photos and link up here – linky will...
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It’s all fun and games…

August 10, 2011
…until somebody gets hurt. Curious? Good.  
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Live What You Learn

August 09, 2011
This past week, my church started a new series called “Unpacking Hope.” While the title of this new series certainly plays off the name of our church, this series is really built around the idea that church isn’t just another commitment in our busy schedule…it’s a lifestyle. And with that in mind, I’m really excited to start “unpacking” what being a Christian means to me. Let’s start by taking a look at our mission as Christians. Matthew 29:19 spells it out for us: “Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations,baptizing them...
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