To my parents, with love (and endless respect)


When I was 10 years old, my parents decided to move our family from a bustling suburban life in Los Angeles to a small town in the Arizona desert.  To say I was both heart-broken and angry is an understatement.  I didn’t want to leave my friends.  I didn’t want to be the new kid at a new school.  I was painfully shy as it was, how would I ever make new friends?  They told me it was temporary, we...

Our first week in Idaho


It’s the end of our first full week living in Idaho.  This week has been about catching up on work, settling in to our new normal and becoming acquainted with the uncertainties that accompany a complete life/career change.  I’ve had a defeatist attitude this week.  My inner dialogue has been anything but empowering.  All week I’ve questioned my abilities as a business owner.  Am I capable of and...


Hi, I'm Michele, a nomadic wedding photographer and lover of the great outdoors. I live on the road full-time and document my adventures daily. This is my personal blog where I share and record my thoughts on living simply and intentionally with less stress and more joy. Check out my wedding and portrait photography at


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