Making your way in the world sometimes takes everything you’ve got. It had been several years since his passing, yet like a beacon my uncle guided us through the hill to familiarity and his former residence. It was then I realized … encouragement and comfort are reasons to celebrate life!

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About | Many days are spent reflecting on the past or planning for the future. We can think about yesterday and prepare for tomorrow, but ackNOWledge the gift is a project to look at time as the present (both this moment and something given). Here’s how it works … by simply observing the world around me, I am capturing inspiration with the only photo restrictions being no words and subjects in an unaltered state. Later, through a short story I will share why the photo inspired me, marking the geographic coordinates and using #giftisthepresent on social media.

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