Roadtrip

This summer I was fortunate enough to be hired to do some jobs for a company with locations across the country. I took this as an opportunity to take my family on a gigantic road trip. The following posts will be some quick highlights of some of our favorite places and moments.

 

Our next stop brought us to Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, a beautiful little harbor town on Lake Michigan. Unfortunately we did not have a whole lot of time to spend here. We had some lunch (tacos) and got a quick swim in at the beach. Quickly we ran out of time and I had to get to my photo shoot. A brief stop for some frozen yogurt and to watch the final minutes of the sun set. We crossed an amazing draw bridge and hit the road to find our next camp site in central Wisconsin along Lake Michigan. Sturgeon bay was one of the stops on our trips we really wished we had had more time to explore and decided it's a place we will definitely come back to visit soon.

Roadtrip

 

This summer I was fortunate enough to be hired to do some jobs for a company with locations across the country. I took this as an opportunity to take my family on a gigantic road trip. The following posts will be some quick highlights of some of our favorite places and moments.

 

Day two of our trip was fairly uneventful. After enjoying Mt. Rushmore and a quick lunch we set out towards the location of my next job Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. There didn't seem to be much to draw our attention in most of the rest of South Dakota. We drove by the Badlands on the highway where we didn't see a speed limit sign for about 70 miles, which to me and most other people it seemed like means no speed limit. We stopped at what has to be the most highly advertised road side attraction in existence, Waldrug, a collection of trinket stores and junk food venues that take up a whole small town, which (for us) did not live up to all the hype the road side signs would have you believe. We crossed the Missouri river, stopped at a few gas stations, and made our way into Sioux Falls to pick up some groceries for the nights dinner. We hit the road again making it into the south west corner of Minnesota before making camp at Blue Mounds State park. This would be our first encounter of every one's new favorite bug, the fire fly. We made tacos for dinner for the first of many times to come, made camp and hunkered down for the forecasted thunderstorms on their way. The thunderstorms were pretty intense but provided sweet relief from the heat and humidity. Although a bit boring at times, day two was great!

Roadtrip

This summer I was fortunate enough to be hired to do some jobs for a company with locations across the country. I took this as an opportunity to take my family on a gigantic road trip. The following posts will be some quick highlights of some of our favorite places and moments.

 

Our first stop was Mt.Rushmore, a first for all of us. Originally we had not planned on making the detour to the north but after finding a little extra time in my schedule between jobs we decided to surprise my son by going to Mt. Rushmore. He had been asking to go ever since he had done a report on the monument in school. We arrived at night and tent camped near by. In the morning we packed up and headed to see Rushmore, with my son still not having any idea where we were. I could not have planned it any better, but by coincidence we rounded a corner on the road Mt. Rushmore came into view and watched his face light up in the rear view mirror. We all had a great time exploring the park. We will definitely be back to spend some more time to tour the Black Hills area.

Photo A Day

I missed posting yesterday because I was working on this time-lapse to post today. It is a behind the scenes look at some of the work involved in preparing a tattoo. This one is pretty simple by comparison to others but none the less still took a lot of hard work and passion for a step of work that most people getting a tattoo probably overlook. When hiring an artist of any kind, don't forget all the work that goes on behind the scenes to deliver the final product. Enjoy!

Artist: Ian Cullen