Photo taken by Tiger Lillies, a 48 year old single woman who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, all while raising her 2 young grandchildren, 4 and 5 years old. Thankfully she has a supportive partner Rick who helps make daily life with children possible. Her grandchildren, as well as her recent love of photography, have become her saviours and kept her from succumbing to the negative temptations that regularly haunt her. She has tried to commit suicide several times in the past, but thankfully is still with us. Her hopes are to get past her illness, as well as glaucoma, and become a non-wedding event photographer.
About this photo: We live in the country and quite a few farms allow us to come onto the property to take pictures when we wish. This was taken on a bitter cold day. Grey skies…yet, my spirits were up and wanted to get out and capture life. I came across this little beauty. Just the way her head faced towards the dirt road made me think of myself. How most if not all days, I look out my living room window towards the road and long to just walk down it.