All posts by whatstirsyoursoul

Lifestyle Blogger, Photographer and Social Media Manager. I am passionate about the small things that make life big. I love living in Minnesota. The North has a thriving arts scene, amazing restaurants and the perfect combination of nature and city life. I hope to stir your soul with inspiration all the best life has to offer from the Twin Cities and beyond. Connect via social media @usoulphoto or email me at usoulphoto@gmail.com.

Till Death We Do Art

"Till Death We Do Art" - Joe Craven This quote really hit me while they were honoring Jeff Austin at the Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival. Jeff recently died unexpectedly and today on 9/11, I'm reminded of Joe Craven's words "Tell your story and make your art". Life is hard. Honestly, it's harder than I expected ...

Under Canvas – Yellowstone

As we turned off Highway 20 in West Yellowstone onto a dirt road and drove under the log archway for Bar N Ranch, we could see the canvas tents in the distance of this beautiful, secluded, wide-open space. Wildflowers added pops of colors, horses were running in the pasture and the mountains layered the horizon. ...

Medora – North Dakota

Have you been to Medora, North Dakota? What a kick! This area is rich in history and nature but also offers unique activities for the whole family from the Pitchfork Steak Fondue Dinner to the Medora Musical. Medora is located at the entrance of Theodore Roosevelt National Park with beautiful views of the North Dakota ...

Let Go

We attain freedom as we let go of whatever does not reflect our magnificence. A bird cannot fly high or far with a stone tied to its back. But release the impediment, and we are free to soar to unprecedented heights. - Alan Cohen Let go of the negative and make room for the positive. ...

Please Believe It

You look in the mirror and see yourself, but really, it's not you at all. I mean, there's your eyes and your nose and your cute little smile, but that's to all there is to you. Because you're not seeing the amount of lives you've touched in your presence. You're not seeing all the people ...

Moonlight in Kanab, Utah

We danced too wild, and we sang too long, and we hugged too hard, and we kissed too sweet, and howled just as loud as we wanted to howl, because by now we were all old enough to know that what looks like crazy on an ordinary day looks a lot like love if you ...

NE Minneapolis Dog Parade – Minnesota

Her face says it all! The NE community always looks forward to the annual Northeast Minneapolis Dog Parade.  They gather at the Historic Main Street Park where there are dog treats, samples and activities. After about 30 minutes, they line up and walk the neighborhood. Below are a few photos that I captured for Steven Scott ...

Jackson Lake Lodge – Breakfast Cruise – Grand Teton National Park

Jackson Lake Lodge is located in Grand Teton National Park. A full-service hotel with incredible views and activities for the whole family. Our favorite experience was the Jackson Lake Scenic Breakfast Cruise. The boat departs at 7:15 a.m. from Colter Bay Marina so it's the perfect opportunity to capture some sunrise photos! The cruise takes ...

Whitetail Woods Regional Park – Camping – Minnesota

Have you been to the awesome camper cabins at Whitetail Woods Regional Park? I saw so many pictures on Instagram and I couldn't wait to visit! The best part is that Whitetail Woods Regional Park is only 40 minutes from the Twin Cities and yet, you feel like you are 1000 miles away. There are ...

Guthrie Theater – Rockin’ the Boat Gala – Photo Shoot

I had the honor of shooting the Guthrie Theater Rockin' the Boat Gala in June. It was such a beautiful evening and fun to see the Guthrie transformed for the event. Here are a few of my favorite shots!   www.guthrietheater.org ©Tracy Blowers