Elsie Cowan – December 11

Elsie Cowan,3, smiles while preparing to perform in a Christmas program  at her pre-school at Christ Lutheran Church. According to Elsie's father, Gregory, she is wishing for snow for Christmas. Cowen spent last ski season in a pack on her father's back and wants to start skiing on her own this winter. Her parents said they enjoy and take advantage of the outdoor opportunities close to Laramie County. To take part in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith's "Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County" project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment.  Michael Smith/staff

Elsie Cowan,3, smiles while preparing to perform in a Christmas program at her pre-school at Christ Lutheran Church. According to Elsie’s father, Gregory, she is wishing for snow for Christmas. Cowen spent last ski season in a pack on her father’s back and wants to start skiing on her own this winter. Her parents said they enjoy and take advantage of the outdoor opportunities close to Laramie County. To take part in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff