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The latest photography projects by Adventure Culture and Dirt Wife.

Dream, Believe, Achieve

Dream. Believe. Achieve.  What a fabulous message!  Things have been a bit cray cray around here [if you are new to this blog, quick update – our youngest dog, Roger, is diabetic and has developed cataracts in both eyes requiring major (ly expensive) surgery, my manfriend of 7.5 years and I recently got engaged, wedding planning, blog business & blog thangs blowing up (all good things!), my full-time job is super busy (life of an event planner!), and we are renovating our house] and I have been praying, praying, and praying some more for peace, balance, and the wisdom to make the right decisions for my family and future while following my dreams.  So when I saw this light-weight sweatshirt, I knew it had to be mine and I knew I needed to share it with all of you! This shirt was perfect for an afternoon downtown hanging with two very cool chicks because they both inspire and encourage me to Dream. Believe. and Achieve.  They are creative, smart, funny, and kind and they fill…

Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park

Last week I spent 5 days traveling throughout central Colorado with my family. In celebration of my dad’s 57th birthday, we hiked more than 15 miles in our first two days. With our handy gear, adventurous enthusiasm and a backpack full of protein snacks, we huffed and puffed our way to four sky-high waterfalls in the Rocky Mountain National Park. Here are some photos from day one. Keep up with my daily adventures:

I Could Do Better

Do you ever make a commitment to doing something better and months later think, “Didn’t I say I was going to try and be better at this?” I don’t know how many times I’ve left the dentist promising to floss every day, or vented to girlfriends about how my diligent diet and workout schedule “doesn’t seem to be working”. GUILTY! Apart from the obvious health benefits and integrity built from self-discipline, I think really trying to be better (in general) improves our quality of life and sets us up for greater accomplishments. REGULAR READING: A while back, I had set goals to read a write regularly. Although I’ve been better at writing regularly (yet not always published), I have been majorly slacking in the reading department. The irony is, reading helps writers become better writers. Suggestions: Use Devotionals and Calendars | Start a Reading Group  | Pick An Author or Series TRAVEL WRITING: This is my favorite of favorite goals! A long story for another day, developing my skills in travel journalism is key to achieving long-term goals. Lately, I’ve notice daily life deterring …