Scopophobia

One of the only shots I got of this howling water dog when I thought I would walk away with hundreds.

On Durphee Lake

The silhouette of more summer memories in the Midwest.

Minnesota nice

The land of 10,000 lakes and people who will look you in the eye, ask how you’re doing and be genuinely interested in the answer.

Thirty-nine

The last year of my life with a three at the beginning, says my older brother who is older and also is older than I am.

Animal crossing

For old time’s sake: DUCKSTHS! SO MANY DUCKSTHS!

ISO 6400

The smell of the lake and bodies covered in DEET.

Sunset fishing

Making blue, purple, red and orange memories. With worms.

Land of ten thousand lakes

So much water for the three of us who are much more used to sagebrush and tumbleweeds.

Marlo’s spirit animal

This water dog is teaching my water dog a few new tricks.

Bagpipes in Edina

Celebrating the Fourth with friends and a short lesson in our ancestry.