“Our old pilgrims believed stories in which the West was a promise, a place where decent people could escape the wreckage of failed lives and start over. Come along, the dream whispers, and you can have another chance. We still listen to promises in the wind. This time, we think, we’ll get it right.” – William Kittredge, Hole In The Sky: A Memoir
My family during the summer of 1996, Devil’s Tower, Wyoming. The first of many portraits I’ll make in that wide open state. It’s been a dream of mine to make my way west since those family summer road trips, and I was just offered a position as a staff photographer covering the entire state of Wyoming for the Casper Star-Tribune. Here goes.