Part of why I try to immerse myself in nature so much is the chronic pain I've had for a very long time now. It started when I was a teenager, and I thought it was normal for my neck to hurt and to send shooting pains down my arms. That was the start of a long saga of spine pain that continues today.
I've had a tough time finding an upbeat feeling for this post today because my evil sciatic nerve won't stop torturing me.
However, I looked at a few photos, and I knew I had a post! On our second day in the land of golden aspens, I rode my bike into the groves by myself so I could take as many photos as I wanted. I looked at this photo today, and I smiled. Wow - we live in an incredible world!
I didn't even know that the stars made circles around the North Star due to the Earth's rotation until I started taking photos of the stars. Photography has taught me to notice and appreciate so much more about our world.