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you never know

Film. Kodak Ektar 100. Something happened when my film was processed, and those two red lines appeared on every shotView full post »

scenes from christmas morning

Scenes from our table this morning….. (and the first from a party last night) Merry Christmas to you!View full post »

she will take a picture of anything

Film. Fuji Superia 400. “She will take a picture of anything……” If it were just that simple.View full post »


Film. Fuji Superia 800. The tree is up. The house smells wonderful. Lights hung above the fireplace and in theView full post »

it’s been a while

Film. Fuji Superia 400. It’s been a while.  And I have surely missed this space. I’m slowly making my wayView full post »


I’ll be back soon, promise. I’m still in a season of change, but things are settling down nicely.  I hopeView full post »

fall thoughts

Film. Kodak Porta 400. Fall is proving to great so far.  Filled with friends and gatherings, sweaters and coffee,View full post »

on raising sisters

Film. Kodak Portra 400. I’m an only child.  I’m the oldest, youngest, middle child – all in one.  IView full post »

sunday night

Usually I wait for the morning light or evening light to take photographs.  But as I was walking around the houseView full post »

changing light

Around here, lately.  The colors are rich this fall – I’m loving that. Film images coming soon –View full post »

apple harvest

Loving all the apples around the house.  Definitely feels like Fall.View full post »


I’m not that good at handling change. It takes me a while.  I like to hold on to what I know, what is familiar,View full post »


This baby girl is ready to get outside~ What you don’t hear are the earth-shattering screams that go along withView full post »

a quiet celebration

Girls tucked in for the night.  A quiet celebration.  Just the two us.  8 years. +++++++++++++++++ the augustView full post »

mornings, lately

Film. Fuji Superia 400. ++++++++++++++++++ the august break ….View full post »

just the right spot

Film. Kodak Ektar 100. Trying to find the perfect spot for plants is always a challenge.  Some places are too bright,View full post »

our new space

To say that I am enjoying my new home is an understatement.  I am loving my home.  It simply feels right.  This is theView full post »


Film. Kodak Portra 400. I took these captures a while ago, and these peonies have opened up even more.  Their sweetView full post »

break bread

Film. Kodak Ektar 100 I wish I could tell you that I baked this raisin bread, but I did not!  It was given to us by aView full post »

ranunculus love

Kodak Portra 400 NC I have little self control when I see ranunculus at the market.  As you can see from the firstView full post »


Kodak Ektar 100 A couple of random images from my week.  It has been a long one, and I am extremely happy thatView full post »

a little something sweet

Fuji Superia 400 film I found a cute little french bakery near my home.  I’m worried that stopping in forView full post »

ranunculus and rainy days

Kodak Ektar 100 film Ranunculus are quite possibly my favorite flower.  Even on rainy, grey filled days (hence theView full post »

about those spring portraits…..

About those spring portraits….. The natural light was perfect.  Her dress was ready. But she had other plansView full post »

sweet morning light

A sure sign that Spring is on it’s way is the sweet morning light streaming through the windows in theView full post »

my window

My quiet corner, my window. Finding creative uses for those baby food jars. Please spring, come soon.  Thanks ~View full post »


As January draws to a close, I realize what a long but wonderful month it has been.  Cold, yes – but that justView full post »


We don’t have much planned this weekend, so I am looking forward to keeping warm with my girls. Have a wonderfulView full post »

january 27

No creative title today, just some thoughts (and a couple of links)! I am shooting with film more and more these days.View full post »


No rhyme or reason, just little things that have made me stop and reflect for a moment lately. I used to waitView full post »