National Pet Month – Allen – Best Friends Animal Society

May is National Pet Month so I wanted to sneak this post in before we turn the page on our calendars. 🙂 Every year while volunteering at Best Friends Animal Society, we (of course!) discuss getting another dog or cat. We rescued our girl, Utah, when she was a puppy and this time we wanted to ...

Baker Campground – Twin Cities – Minnesota

It’s a rainy day so I’m dreaming of camping, looking at photos from past trips and planning new ones. I love going through old pictures and reminiscing. One of the best things about living in the Twin Cities is the convenience of not having to travel too far to “get-away”. We really enjoyed camping at Baker ...

Mississippi – National River and Recreation Area – Twin Cities

Did you know that we have a National Park running right through the Twin Cities in Minnesota? The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area offers 72 miles of boating, running/walking/hiking/biking trails, fishing, birdwatching, nature and city photography and much more. We are fortunate to live in an urban area with so much nature to enjoy. “Unlike most ...

Top 5 Restaurants in Kanab, Utah

Kanab, Utah is the perfect home base while visiting one or all of the Mighty Five National Parks (Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion). It’s also close to Lake Powell, the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and so much more. The list goes on and on! On top of ...

Weekend Plans? Local Art – Minneapolis

I had a blast taking photos at the opening celebration of The Analog Difference Art Exhibition located in the retail space at 700 Central! Gallery hours this weekend are Saturday and Sunday, May 18 & 19, 1-6pm. Art-A-Whirl is also happening in Northeast Minneapolis! Did you know that Art-A-Whirl is the largest open studio tour ...

Warrior

If you wish to be a warrior, prepare to get broken. If you wish to be an explorer, prepare to get lost. If you wish to be a lover, prepare to be both. -Daniel Saint Be both! Enjoy the day! This is Boynton Canyon Trail in Sedona, Arizona. The rock formation is Kachina Woman, she ...

Cottonwood Canyon Road – Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument was the last place in the continental United States to be mapped. It still feels wild and untouched. On our recent road trip to Utah, we took Cottonwood Canyon Road from Big Water to Cannonville and then up to Bryce Canyon National Park. Cottonwood Canyon Road is 46 miles of unpaved ...

Lone Rock Beach – Lake Powell – Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

What an incredible find! While staying in Kanab, Utah and volunteering at Best Friends Animal Society, we wanted to take a short trip to Lake Powell. I did some research but wasn’t finding an ideal location especially since we were traveling with our dog and wanted to make it a quick trip. I visited the Kane ...

Headshots – Macy

Fun headshot shoot with Macy from Steven Scott Management! Do you have a favorite? It’s hard to choose, she’s so photogenic! Contact me for updated headshots at usoulphoto@gmail.com. ©Tracy Blowers      

The Honey You Seek

I’ve been meditating every day for the last few weeks. It’s been amazing and I definitely feel better when I’m done. One day I took my blood pressure before and after and it was much lower when I finished.  Today I kept seeing a bear. So random. Then I remembered that while in Sedona I ...