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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 […]

November 10, 2016

FILED IN: Food, Travel

On the last day of our trip to New England, Mom and I drove into Ogunquit, ME in search of a highly rated lobster shack, but what we found was much more than we had hoped. According to legend, the Abenaki tribe gave Ogunquit it’s name, meaning “beautiful place by the sea.” To locals and tourists alike, […]