Baby Bird-er

Today I hope to pay a family of eagles a visit. For the last several years, my family has enjoyed watching the growth and home-improvements of a pair of bald eagles living on the Pathfinder Wildlife Refuge. I could see myself becoming an avid birder, if I could ever find the time. Today I thought…

Family Friday: A Simple Love

Shabbat Shalom! This week my parents celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary and each day since they have been teasing each other by recalling where they would be on their road trip honeymoon. "Meet you in Colorado Springs," my dad calls out to my mom as he heads to his chiropractor appointment. Their celebration makes me…

Family Friday: Fallen Comrade

Shabbat Shalom! The summer of 2013 my cousin Weston set me up with an Instagram. I was turning 23 that summer, he had already turned 13 so I could count on him to help keep me with it. Typical to most interactions like this, he soon stopped using his with his first profile deleted and…

Family Friday: Point, Click, Shoot

    I am constantly grateful that Dr. Grace Raymond Hebard took up the hobby of photography. Her images of the prairie, the monuments she placed, her home, and friends help to give life to my research. Her black and white images of the prairie are often poetic, while her images of people feature prominent…