I love taking photos. Here are some of my favorites and the stories behind them.This is the lake that I grew up on. I truly have no idea how I am so lucky to be able to visit this lake whenever I want.The fourth of July, Independence Day, is my favorite holiday. Really, my favorite. And yes, I did take that photo. I’m super proud of how awesome it turned out.and, a hiking shot.More photos to come – but for now, here ya go!