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Top Three Harpers Ferry National Park Hikes (from a local)

My husband and I moved to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia a couple of years. Since then, I have hiked every trail multiple times and different variations. Living near a national park has been so amazing. Below are my favorite hikes. They aren’t really in any particular order since each trail is so different. Each trail has it’s own benefits and why you are heading … Read More Top Three Harpers Ferry National Park Hikes (from a local)

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Everyday Makers: Anne Rule-Thompson, Ceramicist

“This is your ten-minute warning,” Anne shouts from downstairs at her two boys. As the boys race from bedroom to bathroom to get ready for school, Anne and her husband make breakfast, feed the dog, and get the boys out the door. The school-day scramble is in full swing and is the storm before the calm of Anne’s quiet downtown Bolivar, W.V., ceramics studio. … Read More Everyday Makers: Anne Rule-Thompson, Ceramicist

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Let’s Travel: Holland

My husband and I are expecting our first baby in May. So, I wanted to do one last hurrah trip before my life became sleeping, eating, and poop for a couple of months. Apparently, they are called baby moons. Although, when I see the word “baby moon” it’s usually tied to a pretty woman looking awesome in a bathing suit. The last thing I … Read More Let’s Travel: Holland

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Beyond the “About Me” Page: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, Photographer

Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down. Just kidding, but if you want a good laugh this comic still makes me giggle over a decade later. It was created in 2004. Which, happens to be the first time I picked up a camera with the purpose of storytelling. Storytelling has been ingrained in my photography since … Read More Beyond the “About Me” Page: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, Photographer