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Monthly Archives: December 2010


After rushing through the holiday season, just a little bit less rushed this year (just a little bit),  it all comes to an abrupt halt.  And we begin all over again.  I love the new clean slate;  the chalkboard wiped clean of triumphs and tragedies, right and wrong answers, the ivory dust of 2010 floating […]

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the sound of raspberries…

It is amazing to me how quickly children grow up.  You probably remember Miss Lily from her debut here and here.  Well, she is growing up fast.  She still steals her daddy’s heart and is totally smitten with both of her parents.  It’s true love for sure.  Among her many talents, Miss Lily is a […]

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it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

We love Christmas in this house.  It’s my husband’s favorite holiday.  He starts listening to Christmas music just a little bit earlier every year.   It’s the only music allowed in the car from Thanksgiving on.  {i have found the coolest old christmas music this year- ultra lounge the best of christmas cocktails-go check it […]

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before the rain…

“It might rain Saturday”, she texted me.  I immediately checked the weather and sure enough, there it was, a thirty percent chance of rain.  Darn.  Instantly, I scramble my brain to begin to think of alternative spots to shoot.  Indoors.  Indoors is fine.  Can be limiting if you want an outdoor look for your portrait. […]

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downward facing dog…

I have recently added a whole new set of phrases to my vocabulary.  It’s always good to stretch yourself.  And that is exactly what I have been doing.  I don’t know why I haven’t tried yoga sooner.  Maybe I had the feeling I wouldn’t be able to do it.  Maybe I thought I wasn’t “hip” […]

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