Foci & a Slammed FRS

Finally beginning to pump out as many pictures as I've wanted to (per week)... The past 7 days have been insane- it's becoming more difficult to manage student life with photo work now that I'm so much more invested in both. In the past 10 days, I've lost 2 contact lenses, both of different pairs (lol). I'm still trying to understand how.. anyways- I managed to annoy the hell out of my optometrist...

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Balance of Thoughts

I'm finding myself itching to write about so many different things on this journal- friends, spiritual journey, photography work, desires & frustrations. Each time I begin writing about any of the prior, I find myself hesitant. I consider all of the different people who would be reading my work, all of the potential misunderstandings/misinterpretations of my writing, and the balance between privacy and appropriate disclosure...

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"... and Deeds Left Undone" [Article]

This Medium article is twisting my heart left and right. 

American abolitionist and author, Harriet Beecher Stowe, once said, β€œThe bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” At first I liked the quote, then I didn't, and now I do. At first I thought it was profound, which it is- but then I began interpreting it how I'd imagine our generation would... as an excuse to follow pleasures, simple goals, etc. It was tempting to illustrate parts of my future under this quote. What will be the words that may go unsaid, what deeds may be left undone? I didn't like it...

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Curtis Apple Orchard

Took a trip to the Curtis Apple Orchard with my Bible study group. It was fun because I got to edit chasing a specific aesthetic-  All of these were edited on my phone, which is quick/efficient/simple, but I feel like it definitely took away from the quality of my phone. Overthinking this. I've been encouraged to be more involved in church- can't ignore the value of a community...

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