Thank you for stopping by! I would imagine that you would like to get to know me a little better. Well, you are in luck! Read on, and that is exactly what you will do!!

I grew up in Illinois, and a piece of my heart will always belong to the Midwest. After college, I moved to Northern Virginia, spending those first 5 years working as a dental hygienist, and getting behind my camera as often as I could. A little over two years ago, I moved to Charlottesville Virginia, and I haven't regretted for a second!

I can be found tucked away in my little cottage in the woods. I share this little corner of heaven with my 6  beautiful Barred rock hens.  I am a lover of all things outdoors. I am a rock climber and a triathlete. I thrive on travel, but feel most at home in nature, preferably near mountains and a body of water. I have a tendency to swear when I get really excited.  Chocolate, maps and globes, and living life in COLOR. Sexy accents are where its at for me. ;)

If you are digging me so far, then we would most likely be fast friends and have a great time together. In fact, you should probably head over to the contact page and shoot me a line. Because if you are as awesome as I think you are, we need to meet ASAP!

I leave you with a favourite quote of mine. I think you will like it too ;-)

β€œThe only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue center light pop and everybody goes "Awww!”
~ Jack Kerouac