on the other side of “what if?”

When I was little– probably around four or five– and learning how to swim, I would wear my trusty “bubble” floaty religiously.  I didn’t want to be anywhere near the water without it.  I loved to swim– and still do, actually, but being the more timid kindergartner that I was, I was not interested in trying […]

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eight months later..

Over the weekend I finally sat down and pumped out two photo books filled with photos from our wedding for our respective moms for Mother’s Day (this coming weekend, folks!).  We knew they were wanting albums anyway, so Mommy day seemed like the perfect excuse.  Especially since we, sadly, will be out in Wisconsin that […]

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self tanner or pantyhose?

It’s spring!  I think?  We’ve had two full days with sunshine and temperatures over 40º.  Oh, and it’s April 15th.  So it’s freaking spring now, right?!  For the love of God this chilly season was longer and more drawn out than the fifth Harry Potter book.  Am I right or am I right? Tomorrow, Anthony, some […]

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when life comes full circle. in your twenties??

So… I bought a business last month. If you know me, then you know I’m the constant down-player.  I downplay most things I’m doing, and I seldom vocally “own” anything I do. For example: photography. I drafted contracts and collected money for my services.  By definition, a “professional” photographer is one who collects payment vs. an “amateur” […]

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always pay attention when adulting.

Note to self & others.  When you are entrusted the task of purchasing airline tickets to make a highly inconvenient yet anxiously awaited trip across the country for Easter, always run through this mental checklist before hitting “complete order.” Always make sure you are purchasing your tickets through shop.com‘s Travel tab.  If you are an average human […]

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