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Twenty Four. Purebred Texicana with a heart that feels too much and hands that do too little.



And on the third day of school, everyone went home and PASSED TF OUT. 

I won that contest. Sane sleep schedule say wuuuuuuut.


"My mother died when I was three. I don’t remember much about her. But I do remember, when she was very sick at the hospital, she said to me: ‘Never let a man steal your life.’"

(Nairobi, Kenya)


ocean snapchats

I walk the way the birds fly.

“He has shown you what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”
—Mica 6:8

My heart wakes up at the most unexpected moments.

I’m home, and I’m alone and sitting on the back porch that echoes with memories of the last two years spent here. I’m beginning my third, and I’m at peace with how my life is moving forward. This third year is not going to begin like I had imagined or hoped it would, but I’m renewed and that is enough. It is more than I deserve, and it’s enough.


Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park, 1941


Photographer Puts His Beautiful Underwater Photography to Use Saving the Oceans

The oceans are in trouble, and while marine biologists and conservationists and (God help us) politicians are the main advocates for the health of our planet, photographers can also play a role.

One photographer doing his part to help ensure future generations enjoy pristine oceans is Richard Salas, a talented underwater photographer with a decade of underwater photo experience who is currently crowdfunding the last of a trilogy of underwater photobooks that are helping both fund and inspire change.

Luminous Sea is the name of this final book in the Sea of Light trilogy, the photos in which span from the Equator all the way to Alaska.

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The soul is healed by being with children.

Humans are so precious.

Tonight, I had drinks with someone who is here shooting for National Geographic that was from TEXAS and went to Texas State.