“Over the past few years I’ve passed through a trial-by-fire of sorts. Rather than documenting me reaching college graduation (because heaven forbid you ever shoot someone in something as unflattering as a graduation cap and gown) I wanted to celebrate my faith, and my God, and the spring after the winter. Because finally, I’m reaching that metaphoric spring. Weird, huh?
It all started in 2010, when I underwent a spinal fusion. Yep, ten vertebrae in my spine were transformed into one monster vertebrae, and you better believe it was tricky business. I had a second back surgery done the following summer. In total, it took about 2 years to recover. As all of this was going on my personal life became increasingly difficult…”