My sister is having a baby

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in personal | No Comments

Last weekend; my mom, sister, and I drove to Iowa (from New Jersey, Houston, and Pittsburgh respectively) to surprise my youngest sister. She is due so soon (!) and it was wonderful to see her and husband as they prepare for their daughter. The next time I see them, they will be three!

Still

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in personal | No Comments
Still

I would like to advocate time for stillness. Just take a quick break- I won’t tell anyone.

Grace

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in personal | No Comments
Grace

My life must be a charmed one, only at the age of 29 do I feel like the world is falling down around itself. I do not mean personal dramas or dilemmas, but that current events are seemingly turning everything on its head. In 2011, I remember feeling similarly with the crises in Libya and […]

Admitting the Problem

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in personal | No Comments
Admitting the Problem

I have a problem. I cannot get over my friend’s kids. The energy, love, and curiosity they have is almost contagious (almost, because…they wear you out). Recently, I was looking for photos from last fall and came upon these from a weekend trip away. How much fun is apple picking! Or tree climbing! Or scaring […]

Business v. Family

Posted by on Mar 5, 2016 in personal, travel | No Comments
Business v. Family

Sometimes, work is hard. I have been gone all week, one day may or may not have ended up in tears. All in all, it was a good week- I am physically stronger, I learned how to handle the gear I was given, and the best way to carry a large softbox on a lightstand […]