April 14, 2017
The mountains are an insistent call in our life, and spring fever is real. Satisfying the itch for outdoors and adventure while raising our teens in a supportive community, this is the balancing act of our lives.
February 16, 2017
A injury presents an opportunity to pay attention to patterns of motion. To notice activities that cause pain and others that heal and strengthen. It's a wake-up call. Anxiety is somewhat similar.
February 11, 2017
Photographing my heart's joy and delight, it's what I do. But as my "delights" grow and move to independence, as they have experiences completely apart from me, in such healthy and beautiful ways, I guess I'll content myself with photographing the morning snow.
December 30, 2016
It was an eight day trip: two very full driving days and six days with family. My brother's family, my parents, and our family - the Toews/Tougas clan were all together for a few days.
December 16, 2016
Things change over the years. Skiing together is something we've managed to hold on to, though it too has evolved.
December 8, 2016
The end of every November Brienne has a birthday, and then, sure as the spinning of the earth on which our birthdays depend, seven days later I too have a birthday. Exactly one week apart.
December 6, 2016
Walk to Bethlehem is an outdoor production and is a popular holiday outing and tradition, thousands of people attended this year.