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City yesterday, hike today! Which weekend away do you prefer? I like that we got to do both but I think everyone might know what I prefer if we can only pick one in a weekend! ⛰⛰⛰

Last week, I had a rough start.. so much paperwork, edits, and stress piled up. Surprisingly, I got it all done and my inbox is now back to 0 unread emails - woot! . Started off this week with a bang. This couple was willing to hike in the heat!!! Sweat for days but hot damn was that sunset beautiful. We will have to celebrate with boba when I get back from Japan! Thank you for the most uplifting session. Can't wait to see you two! . For now, I shall enjoy my #properbasic  life in the motherland.

Had an awesome day adventuring with Emmett and grandpa. One of the stops was the Maryland side of great falls. Totally worth it minus the awful drive home during dc rush hour. #greatfallspark  #greatfallsmaryland  #potomacriver  #onlyinmd  #onlyinmaryland  #waterislife  #candocanal 

This year I have decided to start all my sessions with a little hangout sesh before we start shooting — shoutout @katchsilva  for this awesome tip in her posing & directing course! This helps me to really get to know you before our session. I can understand you as a couple and how you show your love. It is also just super fun to grab drinks, talk about life, and get comfortable before you start makin’ out in front of me 😜 Yesterday I got to hangout with Marleigh and Sean before heading to Great Falls. I had a blast laughing and chatting with them! By the time we started shooting, if felt like we had been friends for way longer than an hour 🖤

The very last of the summer drawings. This is looking downstream from a bridge at Great Falls the second page is my notes about the bedrock terrace forest, a unique ecosystem along the Potomac on ancient river terraces. #sketchbook  #greatfallsmaryland  #bedrockterraceforest  #ecosystem 

Live, love, launch... Pummel aka Sunshine, Great Falls on Potomac River (Maryland side) Such a happy place! #waterfalling  #waterfalls  #whitewaterkayaking  #potomacriver  #paddlinglife  #greatfallsmaryland  #greatfallspark  #riversoul  #soulfeeder  #livelovelaunch  #homeriver  #marylandfun  #jacksonkayak  #happyplace  #playboat  #kayakingadventures 

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Last week, I had a rough start.. so much paperwork, edits, and stress piled up. Surprisingly, I got it all done and my inbox is now back to 0 unread emails - woot! . Started off this week with a bang. This couple was willing to hike in the heat!!! Sweat for days but hot damn was that sunset beautiful. We will have to celebrate with boba when I get back from Japan! Thank you for the most uplifting session. Can't wait to see you two! . For now, I shall enjoy my #properbasic  life in the motherland.

City yesterday, hike today! Which weekend away do you prefer? I like that we got to do both but I think everyone might know what I prefer if we can only pick one in a weekend! ⛰⛰⛰

Some fork-in-the-road decisions are easier than others. #greatfallsmaryland  #C&Ocanalnationalhistoricpark

Butterfly shenanigans. I think they’re too busy to notice me taking pictures. #greatfalls  #greatfallspark  #greatfallsmaryland  #greatfallsmarylandside  #butterfly  #butterflies  #swallowtailbutterfly 

Thank you Virginia for treating me with great views and delicious popsicles. Still got another day in paradise before I fly back to paradise I call home 🏡 Getting ready to turn up with @djbennigrelli  and @fautailgate  this weekend. 🏈 Thanks for the sightseeing advice @casey.shea ! - - - #virginia  #greatfalls  #greatfallsvirginia  #greatfallsmaryland  #famousdaddy  #bigdickenergy  #daddymaterial  #fratdaddy  #popsiclelife  #bocaratonfl  #bocaraton  #miamifl  #faufootball  #floridaatlanticuniversity  #tailgateszn  #fautailgate 

Fall line --- The Potomac River is particularly dramatic at the fall line in and around Virginia. In the great falls area, the Potomac river splits off and goes through and around Olmsted Island, with one part of the river creating the great falls and the other other creating rivers and waterfalls like the one seen here, as well as empty river beds filled with branched and bleached dead tree trunks. Those empty river beds are a reminder of the violent power of flash floods that come around roughly every 20 years.

Hiking and Biking along the C & O Canal to Great Falls and the Billy Goat Trail from Georgetown. #hiking  #biking  #greatfallsmaryland  #billygoattrail 

Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center --- It's situated next to the "grand old ditch", or the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Which is itself adjacent to the Maryland side of the Great Falls of the Potomac.

Had an awesome day adventuring with Emmett and grandpa. One of the stops was the Maryland side of great falls. Totally worth it minus the awful drive home during dc rush hour. #greatfallspark  #greatfallsmaryland  #potomacriver  #onlyinmd  #onlyinmaryland  #waterislife  #candocanal 

This spot was so serene and gorgeous! The falls were on the other side! #GreatFalls  #greatfallsva  #greatfallsmaryland  #waterfalls  #waterfall  #adventures  #adventurecamp  #ilovewaterfalls  #summer2019  #adventuring  #nature  #Maryland  #Virginia  #C&Ocanal

WALKING-no I say.. SUN-no I say.. POPULATED-no I say.. FALLS OCEAN SEA RIVER LAKE - yes I say YES without thinking a nanosecond.. 😁🤗 #greatfallsmaryland  #greatfalls  #diviinsta  #hiking  #myusdiaries🇺🇸 

Day 25 of 46! Great Falls Overlook and Billy Goat A. Hard to believe this is Maryland. I had never been here (taking 270 to go hiking is a super turn-off) but I’m glad I went! I am also super glad I had my sawyer again! ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• #billygoatatrail  #greatfallsmaryland  #candocanal  #towpath  #billygoattrail  #itshotoutside  #dehydrated 

We don't have wings, us humans. We have our minds and a good grasp on the complexities and beauty of nature all around us, though. The intelligence, design and personalities of the flora and fauna cease to amaze me. A bird has always been the kind of animal I would want to be reincarnated as. . . . . . . . . . It is rare that I touch on human issues on IG but this bird to me, guarding the meal we interrupted him from eating, represents human fear and greed. It is fear that drives so many of the decisions that result in humans hurting other humans. But it is also greed. "Thats mine. I earned it. I don't HAVE to share with you." Meanwhile that person wastes, does not use or throws out that thing they want nobody else to have. This life is too short to aid in the suffering of others be kind but be strong enough to be weak sometimes. #ilovenature  #stillnessspeaks  #greatfallsmaryland  #greatfalls  #birdwings  #endhate  #peaceofmind  #peace  #lifeistooshort  #wilderness  #whatkindofbirdisthis  #hiking  #backpacking  #killyourtv  #gooutside 

Billy Goat Trail A. . Boulders, Scrambling, Heat Index 110, 5.3 Mile Loop. . Do peek at all the photos...pretty amazing trail. . Challenging hike but a great Pay Off at the end which was all worth it. . It was mental preparation for the Heat and Challenging trail. . It is truly amazing what we can do when we set our minds to do something. Missed Hachi today as dogs are not allowed on this trail and it would have been way to hot for him. Thank you Ben for joining the hike today, and not letting the heat stop us from our hikes & exploring. Love being surrounded by my like minded friends. #hiking  #hikingmaryland  #marylandhikingtrail  #greatfallsmaryland  #Sundaymorninghikers  #mentaltoughness  #fitness  #activelifestyle  #goals  #adventures 

I had a #butterfly  land on my shoe when I was trying to take a picture of it. Isn’t that supposed to be good luck? 🍀 #greatfallspark  #greatfallsmaryland  #potomacmd  #maryland 

Just mom and dad doing mom and dad things, i.e. going on nature walks and marveling at big rocks, angry-looking turtles, and other people’s dogs. Thank you for this picture, child. I hope you remember these moments fondly. #momanddadtime  #fathersday  #naturewalking  #hatgamestrong  #chesapeakeandohiocanal  #beautifulmaryland  #greatfallsmaryland  #warax  #nerdingout 

When @iamthewarax  is your dad, good things and cool hats happen to you. Nature walks too. And treatises on egret calls, what cattails are useful for, and what bugs to not worry about. #fathersday  #chesapeakeandohiocanal  #fathersandsons  #hatgamestrong  #cigardude  #beautifulmaryland  #theadventuresoflev  #greatfallsmaryland  #potomacriver  #retiredmilitary 

Live, love, launch... Pummel aka Sunshine, Great Falls on Potomac River (Maryland side) Such a happy place! #waterfalling  #waterfalls  #whitewaterkayaking  #potomacriver  #paddlinglife  #greatfallsmaryland  #greatfallspark  #riversoul  #soulfeeder  #livelovelaunch  #homeriver  #marylandfun  #jacksonkayak  #happyplace  #playboat  #kayakingadventures 

I came to Great Falls (Maryland side) for the falls, but it was the character of the wood on the railing that caught my attention. . . #wood  #woodgrain  #maryland  #blackandwhite  #character  #greatfallsmaryland  #greatfallsmarylandside 

Hiking Great Falls, MD . Hachi’s Hike #1 . Hachi had a ball of fun and he hiked about 5.5 miles of the 6.2 mile. #hiking  #greatfallsmaryland  #greatfalls  #hikingwithdogs  #marylandhiking  #hikingwithhachi  #hachi ’s_adventures #hachis .adventures

It went likely 1 year between these 2 photos) Water falls, life changes! Примерно год между этими 2 фотографиями, приятно оглянуться и посмотреть как меняется твоя жизнь☀️🌈#patersonfalls  #potomacfalls  #waterfalls  #patersongreatfalls  #newbornbaby  #rainbow #greatfallsmaryland 

Hello everyone So I’m excited to share this next event. The bike ride should be around 4 hours in total. We will eat in D.C. and return a little after our stomachs have had time to digest and our bodies time to recover a bit. A hybrid or mountain bike would be needed. Hope you can make it and invite friends ! __________________________________________ #kalospower  #fitness  #bikeride  #dc  #greatfallsmaryland  #4thofjuly  #freeevent  #biking  #trailbike  #dcevents  #gaithersburg  #rockville  #germantown 

Couple of shots from yesterday’s spin on the towpath. #greatfallsmaryland  #candotowpath  #gravelgrinding  #gravelbike  #gravelride  #gravelbiking  #cycling  #cyclelife 

“𝐀 𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐮𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡 𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐤, 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐩𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫, 𝐛𝐮𝐭 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞.”-𝑱𝒂𝒎𝒆𝒔 𝑵. 𝑾𝒂𝒕𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒔 . First photo turned into motion| Great Falls, MD . . #maryland  #greatfalls  #potraitphotography  #nature  #naturephotography  #natureofinstagram  #river  #water  #falls  #maryland  #quotes  #naturelover  #nationalgeographic  #natgeo  #planetearth  #landscape  #portrait  #greatfallsmaryland  #color  #photooftheday  #createart  #concertphotography  #music  #whatthefoxphotography  #whatthefox  #livemusic 

August 2013 at Great Falls Maryland. I got a bit older since then, but I bet this National Park is still as beautiful as it was back then. The best: It's just a short drive out of Washington D. C. #usa  #unitedstates  #washingtondc  #maryland  #greatfallsmaryland  #nationalpark  #districtofcolumbia  #travelblogger  #travelblogger_de  #worldtripberlin  #worldtrip  #weltreise  #throwback  #story  #roadtrip  #nature  #water  #river  #travelgram  #travel  #instatravel  #lonelyplanet  #travelgram  #reisen  #aroundtheworld