Around this time I had my stroke surgery. My mom told me that the only thing she wanted for Christmas that year was for me to be alive. Being unconscious, I had no idea what was happening. This year, I know that this was a decade anniversary for my parents marriage. I offer to do a portrait for my mother. She wanted something simple, no huge background or full portrait, just their hands. Since...
Over the weekend, I was playing around with Apple’s Aperture to create a slideshow from some of the photographs I took during my brother’s graduation party earlier this year. My original intention was to create this slideshow and burn it onto a DVD for my grandparents who were not able to visit the graduation. I then decided to share for anyone who was not able to visit, but have been...
Difference in Time
I went to Snoqualmie Falls after seeing all of the rain that had been falling from the Pineapple Express. Once I arrived, I thought I wouldn’t be able to see anything. There was so much mist and fog from the water falling onto the river valley that you could not see anything. Realizing the result of the mist, I walked upstream to get as close as I could of the falls. The upper right...
On Thursdays, I volunteer at the library to tutor any students who need any help with their homework; proper methods for studying tests, handy rules of thumb for writing and editing their papers. Some days I get a handful of kids asking for help, some days, its quiet. To optimize my time, I have been bringing a book to read if no one is requesting my help. Ever since I finished my aphasia...