The “American Dream” is a Myth

Like many other American young people, I grew up learning that the “American Dream” was true. This country was rich with opportunity for everyone – even me. But the people who taught me were wrong. It’s a great concept that falls apart quickly. A simple Google search shows why.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Connected

The theme for this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is “Connected.” My first instinct was the digital sphere: cell phones, wi-fi, and the internet of everything. But instead, I went with two other approaches: urban and earthy.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Orange

The WordPress photo challenge this week is “orange.” I had a few pictures that fit the theme, so I wanted to create a gallery instead of a single photo. This collection is diverse. I hope you enjoy it!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed

This week’s photo challenge is “shadowed.” This is a picture I took last week at Mercer County Park. It had snowed recently, so most of my shots were over-exposed (too much reflected light), but I took this particular picture facing the sun – and the shadows were really pronounced over the frozen stream.