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WLM | contributors WWW.WYOLIFESTYLE.COM Owner/Editor | Kati Hime editor@wyolifestyle.com Owner/Publisher/Website | Levi Hime Layout & Design | Hugh West Advertising | Kati Hime advertising@wyolifestyle.com Published by Wyoming Weddings, LLC Laramie, WY 307-755-6896 www.WyomingWeddingsOnline.com Want Wyoming Lifestyle Magazine to come directly to your door? Contact editor@wyolifestyle.com for quarterly delivery - for only $12 per year. Get in the loop! Find WLM on Facebook and Twitter, and join the conversation! Beau Johnston of Casper is an engineer, writer and photographer. Passionate about the outdoors and the outdoor lifestyle, Beau, his wife Krista, and their dog Gus can be found most weekends traveling, camping and fly fishing. He feels many have lost their sense of adventure and are now disconnected from nature and from each other. By documenting travel through photography, he strives to compel others to experience new cultures and the world around them. Beau’s award-winning photography has been recognized by publications across the region. Beau’s photography can be found at hiddenwyoming.com. Brenda Ostendorf is both a contributor and Jackson-area advertising representative for Wyoming Lifestyle Magazine, Wyoming Weddings and Audrey Weddings. An award-winning teacher, speech & debate coach and mother, Brenda and her husband adore life in Jackson Hole, where views, like memories, go on forever. Jeremy Thies of Casper has lived in Wyoming for the majority of his life, but has spent several years in Oregon and regularly travels to Arizona. Jeremy is a 100% self-taught photographer specializing in landscape photography. With a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Jeremy spends the majority of his time working at the law firm of Ingram | Olheiser in Casper. Jeremy takes advantage of every free chance he gets to photograph a landscape, storm, sunrise or sunset. Visit jeremythies.com to see more of his discoveries. June Johnston of Star Valley has loved writing since her youth but life took her through being a bank teller, decorator, and, most recently, before retirement, owner of Western Shadows Gallery in Evanston, Wyoming. She now has a column in the Star Valley Independent called “Life in the Loony Lane.” June and her husband Bob are great grandparents to six and love life in Star Valley, Wyoming with their two toy Pomeranians, Cricket and Bandit. We’d love to hear from you! Send us comments, questions, letters to the editor, or submissions for consideration. Mail: P.O. Box 2083 Laramie, WY 82073 Email: editor@wyolifestyle.com Opinions expressed in department columns are not those of Wyoming Lifestyle Magazine. Advertising and content subject to approval of editor. All contents (c) 2015. No portion of this magazine may be reproduced without written consent of the editor. Cover: Photo by Jeremy Thies, Casper, WY 6 Renea Kerr of Casper discovered her love of photography at an early age when she received her camera as a gift from her father. A love of fine arts led her to explore dance, drama and art, and her passion for photography blossomed again later in life. Today Renea is inspired by natural emotions, expressions and real personalities, deepening her admiration for the creative process. Renea is a lifelong Casper resident who enjoys her work connecting with the community. Wyoming Lifestyle Magazine | Summer 2015