THE BLOG

A collection of random musings about life, creativity, humour and wellness

July 2, 2020

We have an important announcement to make....yesterday this reactive child went to the dog park....and was PERFECT.

No...you don"t understand. She was PERFECT! Seriously, guys she was more perfect than her perfect brother. She didn't chase, bark at or cuss out one sin...

June 26, 2020


I've had acquaintances and friends ask what it takes to get a great doggo portrait. And there are really 2 answers to the question. The first applies 90% of the time...you need a sound understanding of photography and dog behavior...and a willingness to crawl on the f...

June 21, 2020


Today I thought we could all use some more Carmela and Fred dressed up photos. .

The hubby and I feel so lucky to get to live with this comedic pair 24/7. So....as usual every post deserves an interesting story to go with it. Today's is about our little girl Carmela.


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June 18, 2020

Hey photography fam…listen up. There is a very important conversation that really needs to happen right now. Pull up a chair and let’s talk. In her most recent post, the brilliant Dr. Tomaiya Colvin shared some valuable information about racial diversity and representa...

June 11, 2020


If you have followed me for more than a hot minute, you know that I think humour is a underrated tool to enhance your wellbeing. If you know me in real life, you know I love looking for the absurd in the everyday...just so I can have an excuse to weave a funny story a...

May 26, 2020

See that guy in the back of this photo....yeah...that guy with the red hat....his name is Gordon and he is my husband. This morning we had the same debate we have been having for a few months now. Every morning he gets dressed and part of his routine is to smack the do...

January 13, 2020

He left her for an hour to go run an errand...a whole hour...without him....with just Fred and the Mahmah Lady...so basically she was totally and utterly alone..desolate.. unloved...unwanted...the tragedy. (Insert eye roll here)

His penance was 15 minutes of kissing a...

July 16, 2019

I was listening to the Thrive Art Studio today and was really moved by what their guest The Jealous Curator aka Danielle Krysa Art said…she said

.....“This art that I’m making wouldn’t exist in the world if I hadn’t made it.”....

And even though it seems so obvious we al...

July 7, 2019

A cabbage. Just a simple cabbage. Yet it means so very many things to me. "Cabbage" is one of those words I constantly struggle with since my brain injury. I can’t help it…every time I see one I want to call it a "Cauliflower"….and every time I see a "Cauliflower" I wa...

May 31, 2019

Today I'm reminiscing looking back at images I created from a solo 2011 Travel Photography trip to Cuba. I remember it was my second day in Havana and my translator suggested a local gathering to pass the time. 
 

I remember being so intimidated I could only p...

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