Adored

There’s a song by the Stone Roses titled, “I Wanna Be Adored.”  Its a tad dark considering the context but it still plays in my mind when I look at these.  I’m not convinced that she wants to be adored, only that she is… whether she likes it or not.  And since it’s our shared…

Outside in

This is my personal favorite nursery of all time I’ll admit the bias up front.   We live around the corner and chose this house for its placement in the the trees, amidst the foxes and owls and all the creatures my baby has connected with growing up here.  Just today as we walked to school…

Winter Warmer

Just a little something to take the chill away.  It was in fact late summer when these were taken but that’s not what makes these photos feel so warm right now. (Oh, that rare newborn smile! 👇🏻💓) I know the days are long but going by crazy fast. K&A, I loved seeing you again and…

Hashtag Goals

Mornings and new years have a lot in common.  You start over, not from scratch but with more energy and insight.  You stretch your arms high, yawn, shake off the past and set yourself up for the adventures that lie ahead. With a new year comes new goals, new methods and even new language.  I’m…

Baby Maggie and the Gift of Family

Diwali has passed, Hanukkah is in full swing, Christmas is coming (fast)!  Festivals of light amidst the cold and the dark send the universal reminder to come home and gather. Most of the time I take photos of immediately families, parents and their children.  We make memories around fall or spring, around births, around babies…

Time travel

This shoot convinced me – time travel is for real. Susan is the sister of one of my close friends growing up so we’ve known each other most of our lives.  We grew up in the same small town right outside the city.  Its the kind of place with sidewalks, playgrounds, churches, a community center,…

The Second Man Cub

Penny was Megan’s first child.  And then the first man cub was born and poor Penny was so put out that Megan went and rescued another puppy named Ray just for her.  Now that the second man cub has arrived, Penny is looking a little pathetic again. She went up to her room to sulk…