Nana.

Nana.

"If I've gotten myself into a mess, come and save me," she would say, when I drove her to physical therapy for debilitating back pain that was keeping her awake at night, or took her out to plant nurseries after she hadn't seen anyone for days. "By the time you need...

Serendipity

Serendipity

A Connection Unexpected. Serendipity can make a time of life when everything feels wrong, make sense. I call serendipitous things God Things, though I'll admit my faith has been tested of late, so I feel a little hypocritical saying that at the moment. I haven't been...

Camas Days Grand Parade 2019!

Camas Days Grand Parade 2019!

I shot today's Camas Days Grand Parade for Camas Life Magazine. Talk about photographing connection; this is one connected community, and you can really see it at events like this. Raindrops started just as the parade did, but the support from the crowd was lovely. I...

Portrait Photography Connection

Portrait Photography Connection

Connection - an Origin. I’ve been thinking a bit about who I am lately. What’s made me who I am, and ... who exactly is that? Three traits keep floating to the top of my mind: I’ve always sought a man to partner with; I’ve always sought Jesus; and - as a local...

So There’s This Guy …

So There’s This Guy …

A few folks have observed with surprise that we still have a dog. I think it’s safe to go public, now. Early on in this widowhood journey, I started posting about the God things on social media, as a way of keeping my focus on Him in the midst of missing … him. Over a...

Happy Valentines Day 2015

Happy Valentines Day 2015

  Tonite I took a break from the sea of photos I'm currently swimming in and went to our favorite restaurant, Roots. I sat at the chef's bar, in the exact place Walter and I sat when last we were there. I wrote him a card, the perfect one I found earlier today at...

Walter’s Birthday

Walter’s Birthday

I found this photo (shot by my sister-in-law's talented father, Gary) last night. September 18, 2010 - my 39th birthday, four years ago. Walter’s birthday is September 30th - today - so we were celebrating both. Grey and his band had turned our backyard into a tiny...

Anniversary

Anniversary

It didn't even register that it would have been our eight-year wedding anniversary today, even after one sweet friend remembered, sent me a message. My mind checked out. I could not go there. I sat in bed catching up notes in my kung fu bible at bedtime when it...

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