19 Flights in October

October was a busy month. Between work trips and personal trips, I stepped foot in 10 US states and sat in 19 American Airlines window seats. Between the handful of delayed and canceled flights, I was able to witness some truly beautiful scenes from those tiny airplane windows. Below are my favorites of the month, to see more iPhone Window Seat photography, check out my Instagram. Flight … Continue reading 19 Flights in October

Patagonia: Where Scenery Compliments Wardrobe

Originally posted on Jenn Winter:
Well, this is almost a year and a half overdue but, as they say, better late than never. It’s been a busy summer and I’ve had such a wonderful time capturing portraits, weddings and special events.   Usually when I get back from a trip I have to jump right into everything I missed and my images are stored on… Continue reading Patagonia: Where Scenery Compliments Wardrobe

Thank you for Christmas donations!

A big thank you to everyone who contributed to VICDA’s Christmas drive! I’m happy to report that nearly $7,000 was raised to assist families at Lemolo A and B and other IDP’s in need. A note from Irene is below, outlining how the funds were used. We bought 157 pairs of  school shoes, 650 families received Christmas dinner, we paid bill for treatment of 4 … Continue reading Thank you for Christmas donations!

Help me win $20,000 to fund my travels!

I’ve been listening to the Eric and Kathy morning radio show since I was in high school. Their familiar voices and running jokes used to wake me each morning and help get me ready for early bird (read: over achiever) science classes and swim practices. After graduating from college I worked at a marketing agency in downtown Chicago for a little over a year and … Continue reading Help me win $20,000 to fund my travels!

Laundry Day

On Sunday mornings, the house is mine.  The Waraos, my Kenyan family, are at church and I’m left with a jerry can of water, two plastic basins, a sack of Omo and an empty clothesline.  In a country where the notion of personal space is as foreign as my freckled nose, I welcome this solitary weekly ritual.  I squat, and prepare my laundry. The morning … Continue reading Laundry Day

Jowe Esguerra: April 2014’s Lady Away

Jowe has been traveling and exploring new lands for as long as she can remember. A native Filipino, her mother took a job in Nigeria shortly after Jowe was born, moving the entire family (Jowe, her parents and older sisters) to the North African nation. “The inquisitive traveler in me started during those years living in Africa,” Jowe recalls, “in the absence of my parents … Continue reading Jowe Esguerra: April 2014’s Lady Away