I married and moved to Wyoming almost 28 years ago. When my children were very young I was blessed to be able to stay home with them. Once they started school I began working full time. Although we moved around a lot because my husband works in construction I've never had a hard time finding employment and have worked in many different types of jobs. I've worked in schools, retail, driven semis in the oil field, and in various types of construction as well as other places, but you get the gist of it, I've worked with a lot of people. I have never felt discriminated against and was in fact greatly appreciated. I've naturally grown and learned so much throughout my years of working and am thankful I was able to do so in the great state of Wyoming.
I also have a passion for capturing the world through photographs and in return Wyoming has captivated me. Today I find solace in its beauty.
I truly believe that overall women are respected and appreciated. The women I grew up around worked hard, whether it be in a place of employment or within their homes. We need to remember that even if the people in our circle don't see our worth, there are plenty of people out there who will. You are Important! We are mothers, daughters, sisters and so much more. ⠀
The photos I've captured were taken in the Douglas hospital where my mama, Laura Mae, was cared for before needing to be moved to the Wyoming Medical Center and then into the Hospice House where she stayed until she moved on to live in Heaven. I'm thankful for all of the wonderful people who cared for my mom, many of whom were women.
Hug your mama, look your cashier in the eye and smile, tip your waitress, tell your nurse you appreciate her, be kind to people. It's the little things that make a difference.