Back in February, I realized that this might be my last summer as a “kid.” I graduate from college in May 2017, and then I must enter the “real world.” With that thought in mind, I designed a dream summer, visiting numerous tourist traps, multiple states, and a few countries. While I would definitely describe this summer as “full,” I can also say that it was wonderful, joyous, and monumental. Here are…
Ten Pictures that Summarize My Summer (in chronological order)
1.One week at home
During my week at home, I was privileged to shoot engagement photos for friends from college.
2.Two weeks of training for camp with Pine Cove
When you are the only staff member with a camera, you hear a lot of people say, “Kat, can you take my picture?” Thankfully, I love that question!
3.Five weeks as the photographer for Camp in the City
I worked with an awesome team!
4.(another picture from camp)
…and I took pictures of some awesome kids!
5.One week visiting relatives in Tucson, Arizona
A picture of Bees Knees ice cream from The Screamery might be a better representation of how I spent my time in Tucson.
6.Two weeks back at home
One of my favorite things about being home is experimenting with new oatmeal combinations. This is overnight oatmeal topped with homemade Dole Whip and beautiful berries.
7.(…and my family took a quick mini-vacation to Gettysburg for a few days)
(Photo credit to my dad)
8.Three weeks traveling with ABWE Storytellers to Togo (West Africa)
Shortly after taking this picture, I was lightly scolded for leaving the group…but when you see a good shot, you have to capture the moment!
9.(another picture from Togo)
While in Togo, I created a three minute video about a girl named Djamila.
10.One week preparing to head back to school
Mom and I play a lot of Scrabble. Sometimes I actually win…