Monthly Archives: September 2012

This is Beautiful You

Finally, my favorite post of the week! Every Saturday night or Sunday morning I take some of the photos that you have uploaded to the Facebook wall, and I post them here. I love This is Beautiful You because it gives me (and everybody else) an incredible glimpse of who we all are. It puts a face on the awesome people coming here. It gives us a beautiful idea of the uniqueness and diversity of the followers here at SDL. More than anything, it shows all of us just how beautiful we each can be.Anyway, thank you for sharing a small part of yourselves. It’s my honor to put the spotlight on you today. This is beautiful you.Which photos made you the happiest today?If you’d like to send in photos to be considered for a future “This is beautiful you” and other future blog posts, please post them on the Facebook wall (we need lots more!). Only upload photos that you don’t mind me...

You would have thought I was Superman. Seriously.

I have been doing SO freaking good at the gym lately, and haven't seen much of any reward from it. Except yesterday when you would have thought I was Superman.

Smacked Around By the World

Do you ever just feel smacked around by the world? Right now, everything is as I want it. Life is good. Yet, I can't see it at all. At least not until...

Landscape Photography: The Secrets of the Pros!

Sunrise at Bedruthan Steps by Eric Pearce
Want to take awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping landscape photography like you see from the pros? Their secrets are revealed with these easy tips & tricks!

Our Special Tree

There's a tree on a trail about an hour from our home. An aspen tree. If you were to see it, you wouldn't think it was all that special.

Darn You to Heck, Auto Correct

Haha. Sometimes auto correct gets you into trouble. And when that trouble is with the opposite sex, feelings get hurt, purses start swinging, and...

The Dating Website Dictionary

Translating people's profiles on dating websites is always easier said than done. Don't worry, this guide will get you through it as painlessly as possible.

Why I Live in Utah (of All Places) – Reason #4: The Alpine Loop in Autumn

The Alpine Loop
You know... Utah sometimes gets a bad rap and for a good reason. We're weird here. But there are a lot of real good reasons some of us live here, even though...

Small Changes in the Right Direction

I snapped this picture at a grocery store that is changing their checkout lanes for the better.

This is Beautiful You

Finally, my favorite post of the week! Every Saturday night or Sunday morning I take some of the photos that you have uploaded to the Facebook wall, and I post them here. I love This is Beautiful You because it gives me (and everybody else) an incredible glimpse of who we all are. It puts a face on the awesome people coming here. It gives us a beautiful idea of the uniqueness and diversity of the followers here at SDL. More than anything, it shows all of us just how beautiful we each can be.Anyway, thank you for sharing a small part of yourselves. It’s my honor to put the spotlight on you today. This is beautiful you.Which photos made you the happiest today?If you’d like to send in photos to be considered for a future “This is beautiful you” and other future blog posts, please post them on the Facebook wall (we need lots more!). Only upload photos that you don’t mind me...

Happy no matter what kind of day you’ve had.

I'm just curious. Besides kids, what makes you happy no matter what kind of day you've had?

How to Make Your Black and White Photography Amazing!

Wildlife Photography - Macaw in Black and White by ESP Photographic
Like words in a book, sometimes black and white tells a better story! Find out how to easily unlock the three secrets to stunning black and white photography!

Noah’s Gap in the Grin

Snapped a few photos of Noah's new gap in the grin before dropping him off at school this morning.

Dad Induced Trauma – Noah’s First Tooth Yank

What started out as a simple tooth pull turned into a much bigger ordeal than I expected. Mostly because of my fat fingers.

The Individual vs. the Masses

There is a truth that exists when it comes to inspiring masses. No influential person in history has ever done it.

The Creepies and the Crawlies

What was the most disgusting or terrifying incident you've ever had involving insects (or other creepy crawly things)? These were your replies.

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The 30 Personalities of Facebook

There are nearly 1 billion people on Facebook and almost all of them can be reduced into just a handful of personalties. You know, since laughing at stereotypes can be so much fun.

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The Weirdest Flight Probably EVER

Any singular part of that plane ride would have made it a craptastic plane ride. For sure. But collectively? Gosh... Worst and funniest plane ride EVER.

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