Photoshoot on the Farm

It recently occurred to me that I am going to need an author photo. This presented a bit of an issue for a few reasons:

  1. Most of the pictures of me that I actually like involve me making a weird face
  2. The pictures I’ve used for professional purposes are pretty darn old (and I harshly judge those who are still using their head shots from before they lost their hair, went gray, or developed wrinkles)
  3. A lot of my pictures have my dog in them

So I turned to my friend Leah¬†and asked if we could have a photo shoot. She always makes me look good. We got some good author photo options, but as per usual, I ended up acting like a goon and taking a bunch of goofy pictures — and some with the dog.

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In the Woods: Shenipsit In September

I’ve got a favorite trail. Actually, I’ve got a favorite section of my favorite trail. It’s long, and many of the entrances are in random neighborhoods and are barely marked. That generally means you can wander for hours without meeting anyone else out there. I love this. I started hiking it last winter, and have been there through the spring, summer, and fall. And there’s one section that never ceases to amaze me with how it changes. It’s a little turn at the top of a small hill with a big boulder and tall, deciduous trees around it. I’ve decided to start taking pictures.