The incredible surf photographer and videographer Mickey Smith says one should lead a life worth scraping. I want to do more than scrape by, and I'm willing to work for it.

2012 brought excruciating, metamorphic, and wondrous change to my life. 2013 is promising to be a year of equal change. I can see a horizon beckoning with bright hope and joy. The valleys and dark days have been stacking up, but I keep treading on with curiosity and a brave heart. Here is where I'll share some of my journey and some of the mundane stuff in-between.

 


Abandoned Victorian Style Greenhouse, Villa Maria, in northern Italy near Lake Como. Photo taken in 1985 by Friedhelm Thomas

Abandoned Victorian Style Greenhouse, Villa Maria, in northern Italy near Lake Como. Photo taken in 1985 by Friedhelm Thomas

Enjoying the evening at Epcot with @runningjaggedly

Enjoying the evening at Epcot with @runningjaggedly

my-wanton-self:

It must be such a satisfying feeling to design one of these and have them work exactly as you’d envisaged.

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