Triple Christmas

Started Christmas Day at mom’s house and shared a meal that laid a foundation for a day filled with much joy. Mom’s spirit was very present. I am so very lucky to be surrounded by loved ones who reflect the light she brought into the world. Stop #2 — Independence, Kentucky An excellent photographer, this […]

Thanksgiving

Mental note: Tell everyone to laugh like they’re holding a salad and pass the potatoes so my Thanksgiving photo will look like that Normal Rockwell painting. As it stands, family and friends gathered potluck-style at mom’s and we were hyper-focused on digging in. By the time desserts were sampled, we were all smiles. My nephew […]

Butterflies

Butterfly show with the family at Krohn Conservatory. I kind of wish they had “expired” specimens on display for photos, because these suckers are hard to pin down* and photograph. * insert rim shot

Double birthday celebration

My sister and her husband came into town to help celebrate my great-niece and mom’s birthday. The weather cooperated beautifully. We grilled out. Strolled around the farm. Flew kites. Jumped on trampolines. Pet dogs. Pestered the turkeys. And capped it off with some homemade schnecken (Virginia bakery recipe). A wonderful day.

A day with the family

Though you wouldn’t know this was a day with family (my sister was in town for her birthday), but below are my nephew’s chickens and the other two photos were just nice light while driving around this fine day. Bonus photo: Edie, in chair

Family

My sister swooped into town with her fella all the way from upstate NY. Went out to see her and say hi to my nephews and niece. I also lost miserably at Euchre. This was also the day I learned about the awesomeness that is Ubisoft’s Just Dance line of games. For everyone’s protection, no […]