Category: Family & Friends

Coming together

Three months ago my family and I packed up and moved from Florida to Kentucky. We needed to make major changes, get somewhere we could dig in roots a little, surround ourselves with joy and just clear out the stagnant energies in our lives. I had lived my whole life, save for two years, in […]

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Rest in Peace Will, everyone else slow down

We have been going to the same Publix every week for about seven years now. In that time, we have gotten to know at least half of the employees there, some fairly well, some even coming to our wedding next month. We lost one a couple of nights ago to a motorcycle accident that could […]

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When Past is Present

Updates below post. This July I have the opportunity to meet my father’s family. I am going to tell his/our story and then ask for help because this means a great deal to me and I have no other way to make it happen. Bear with me. To most people this is commonplace: Your dad […]

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Moments of sanity

I do believe that things happen for a reason though so, when my daughter wanted to paint something for her father yesterday, there was no surprise when I accidentally pulled out two small canvases instead of one. That was all the incentive I needed. I have not had time for much more than doodling lately […]

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Memory and Reflection

I have always taken photographs, always. Food, insects, flowers, a brick wall, a sign, friends, family. Anything that catches my eye that I want to capture and keep to share or remember I shoot. I love box cameras. I love film and working in a darkroom. I love digital. Digital has me hooked for the […]

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Moving forward in her memory

My grandmother passed on April 21st, she was 103 years old. Her funeral was this past Friday. It was a long couple of weeks to wait for closure but we are all well. Logan picked out the perfect little wooden box for me to decorate for my grandmother. I think it was good for him […]

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Moving forward in her memory

My grandmother passed on April 21st, she was 103 years old. Her funeral was this past Friday. It was a long couple of weeks to wait for closure but we are all well. Logan picked out the perfect little wooden box for me to decorate for my grandmother. I think it was good for him […]

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Jingle Bells…Jingle Bells…

Our new home smells of pine and cranberry. The weather is chilly outside and wonderful. Christmas decorations are strung, lovingly, all over the house. Candles are on the mantle and the cards are hanging from a braided string under the wreath over our entertainment center. It’s Christmas and Ysa has been helping me wrap the […]

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In the right place at the right time…

Coffeeshops ??????? part networking, part addiction, and not just to caffeine. What is it really? The addiction to the solitude of plugging in your laptop, sipping a chai or macchiato, nibbling a scone and interacting with yourself. The perfect place to hone your ability to write in peace and be productive while being totally distracted. […]

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