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Social Networking

Is social networking… Business or Leisure? As an employee of a large corporate enterprise and an entrepreneurial business owner of a small photography studio, I sometimes wonder if the social networking phenomenon is as wonderful as it seems or if it is a potential drain on productivity and effectiveness. When one considers the amount of time some folks spend on the social network sites (come...
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2012 Deep Freeze Dunk

Simply put… this was a very special day. This is the third year in a row that we’ve had the honor of working with the Maple Grove Rotary (and some partner rotaries) who have joined forces with the Haiti Outreach team (see http://www.haitioutreach.org/ for more info) to raise funds to build schools in Haiti. Some brave folks came out to Fish Lake in Maple Grove to shed their clothing...
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Lugging the Camera

So… who actually carries a camera everywhere they go? Do you? This doesn’t include your cell phone. I don’t care how good they’re getting. They don’t count. Not yet. In a few more years maybe. I’m talking about either the point-and-shoot variety or the SLR. I own two very solid DSLR bodies and I only carry them by intention. Either to a scheduled shoot or on a hike or bike ride or car ride where...
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Faith

I believe whole heartedly in the Lord Jesus Christ. He is my personal Savior. Hallelujah! I am not ashamed of that in any way, shape, or form. I know that people have the freedom to believe what they choose and that some people have never been able to cross this divide between sin and salvation. Some believe very strongly that God does not exist. Can not exist. I am very grateful that this is...
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Life is a Blessing!

Isn’t life a blessing? I can’t imagine it not being so. Even during strife and stress, financial struggle, ill health, family calamity, and all other sufferings when some might say no, I still believe it to be so. God blesses us in so many ways that we may take for granted, or refuse to accept, or refuse to believe when we face some of those challenges. But His gift of life to us is intended for...
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