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November 22, 2017

FILED IN: Travel

Every year my Mom and I go on a trip together. You’ve seen it here before. Remember Maine? Bar Harbor, Ogunquit, and Ellsworth? This year we decided to stick with somewhere within driving distance. Mom wanted waterfalls, I wanted mountains, and we both wanted somewhere we’d never been together. So we took off for Asheville, […]

September 4, 2017

FILED IN: People, Travel

I tend to reach for my film camera in particularly weighty seasons. The permanence of it seems the only appropriate way to shepherd my sentimental heart. Like a journal, film records my emotions and stores them up for sunny and rainy days alike. A woman twice my age, who grew up with 35mm film, once […]

April 18, 2017

FILED IN: Travel

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend a practice round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National. I grew up in a family of golfers. From a very young age, I have fond memories of following my dad and brothers around at countless tournaments, and my mom has plenty of memories of […]

December 16, 2016

FILED IN: People, Travel

Wednesday marked 2 months since I said goodbye to the Governor’s Office. If you follow along, you saw this post where I recapped my first year traveling and photographing Florida Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott. It was a dream job! And I loved it very much. But after (almost) two years of traveling […]

December 14, 2016

FILED IN: Travel

And so the New England trip continues! If you need a recap, head to these two posts: Acadia National Park, Ogunquit. The week before we left, I asked Mom if there was anything specific she wanted to do on our trip, and the only thing she said was to go to an apple orchard. So, I […]