The above photo is a few years old, but I'm posting it in memory of my dear friend David Swift, who took it. He was a man who found beauty everywhere, and he will be missed.
Shawn Klomparens is the author of the novels Jessica Z. and Two Years, No Rain, and The Banks of Certain Rivers (as Jon Harrison), and was awarded the 2014 Wyoming State Creative Writing Fellowship in Fiction. He is a member of the resident faculty of the Jackson Hole Writers Conference and is an associate of the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science, a partnership between the United States Forest Service, Michigan Technological University, and Colorado State University. He lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.