The adventure of an exuberant dog and her owner exploring Lower Bidwell Park in Chico, California. Stream-of-consciousness writing with photos.
With Michael gone for the next year, I have the responsibility for his dog, Mitzi. She's a great dog, but a little unsocialized, so I've made it my goal to take her with me to as many places as possible to help develop her into the Good Girl I know she is. I'll occasionally be …
A short reflective piece about a Saturday morning on Table Mountain in Oroville, CA. Hikes, dogs, boyfriends, and sunshine.
Society promotes the message that creativity for the sake of creativity is the ultimate goal, but what about those who need to create for someone or something else? I reflect on my creativity is intertwined with having an outside purpose and how that is no better or worse than simply creating.
A challenge to create a new video taught me to plan ahead, shoot more footage than I think I'll need, and ensure I know what I'm using to film with. Video creation requires practice, learning from your errors, and experimentation.
History is full of examples of the dangers that comes with dehumanization from the Jews during Nazi Germany to Asians Internment Camps in WWII America to today with detained migrants being held in detention centers; those who are viewed as not human are easily disposed of. We must fight against this dangerous thinking and remember the people behind the rhetoric.