I never thought I’d leave Ohio, now I celebrate my 5th year living in California and traveling! My favorite and best photos from my travels across the US- primarily California, Colorado, Michigan, and Ohio- from 2010 to 2018.
“Ohio never asked me to be anything sparkling. She never said I wasn’t Good Enough or made me feel like I was trapped. She showed me her deepest, darkest soils. She pounded me with rains that flood my dreams to this day. Ohio gave me hills to wonder about until I scaled them, and rivers to believe were impermeable until I learned to cannon-ball through them. She cradled me in blazing sunsets and pushed me into the world with fires of faith. Ohio never asked me to be anything but as real as the trees that whispered to me from her surface.”
Imagine a canyon lined with pastel pink stones that sparkle silver in the setting sun, leading to a suddenly snow-lined mountainside staircase topped with a pristine sapphire lake full of rainbow trout fed by a diamond waterfall. WELCOME to HANGING LAKE.