Overcoming the time excuse

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Feb 6, 2012

I used to say I didn’t have any time for Photography. Last week I sorted through my Photograph archives from the past 10 years. I captured thousands of images. The only thing I didn’t make time for was doing the kind of Photography I wanted. I’ve never stopped taking photographs, but I have let time […]

A note on Mother’s Day

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May 7, 2011

I was eating lunch with my childless friend and her husband recently, and I found myself venting about the rough week I’d had with my 3 and nearly 5-year-old. At the end of my rant, the husband said, “It must be kinda neat to be a part of something bigger than yourself.”  At that, I […]

Birth Day: A Letter to Iris

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Apr 27, 2011

I have a wonderful, large extended family. On one side of my family, there are 23 cousins in my generation including step-cousins and spouses with 13 second cousins and counting. This week is full of Birthdays. On Monday a new little cousin was born at home in a water birth. My heart is full of […]

What Does Mama Do?

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Mar 21, 2011

I’ve been thinking a lot about Mothers lately. I know four who will become a Mother to 3 children in the next 4 months. One of them is a blogger I admire. The others are part of my very large extended family.  Add to that a dose of Spring and curious little ones who have […]

Dressed Like A Mama

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Feb 14, 2011

Several months ago my cousin told me, “You’re not dressed like a Mom.” I asked him how I was dressed, and he said, “Like someone kinda young, like in their early twenties.” This is funny because he is 21 and I’m 28.  For reference, I was wearing dark pink leggings, a jean skirt, a black […]