The Great Catch Up Post of 2019

It’s been a LOOOOOONNNNNGGGG time coming, but I am finally taking a moment to catch up on the gnat blog and fill you all in on what has been happening.  As much as things change, some things stay the same.  My spring and summer has been filled with bikes, family and photography. As I look back over the last several months there have been a … Continue reading The Great Catch Up Post of 2019

A celebration, a mini family reunion and some much needed time at the lake!

The Gnat family spent the weekend up in lake country, MN.  Cabin Life.  Swimming. Fires. Smores. Birthday Parties. Games. Family. Old Friends. Food. Pontoon Rides. Kayaking. Fishing. Cycling.  You name a MN lake activity and I think we did it.  It was so refreshing and EXACTLY what I needed. Not much for words other than last week reminded me about the need to disconnect and … Continue reading A celebration, a mini family reunion and some much needed time at the lake!

Trying Something Different

I have been in my cave again. Mostly thinking and mostly chasing, or driving, my kids around. I am not complaining. I am blessed with an amazing family and two incredible kids.  But they are 15 and active.  School. Band. Soccer. Refereeing ($$)!   Unfortunately, this means not enough me time, except in the car, or waiting at practice or staying up all night to process … Continue reading Trying Something Different

And Just Like That….It’s Gone!

After writing “A Good Start and a Focused Month”, my creativity and vision just disappeared. Just like the bird in the opening picture, in an instant it disappeared.  In all honesty, I pretty much set the camera down and tried my best to just get out side and enjoy life.  I knew it would come back.  And thankfully I was right, it did come back. … Continue reading And Just Like That….It’s Gone!

The power of the bicycle

This is a quick photo story of last week’s mini Minnesota Ramble. But the ramble is truly secondary to the deeper meaning of this post. This post is about the power of the bicycle. What you can do with it as well as the power it has bringing people and communities together. Over the course of the last 10+ years, the bicycle has really been … Continue reading The power of the bicycle