Tigers…oh my

tiger |ˈtīgər| noun a very large solitary cat with a yellow-brown coat striped with black Um, yeah, my kid comes out of his room the other day, with this hat on, a shirt that is two sizes to small for him, shorts hangin below his hips, and asks me to have a photo shoot with him. I don’t know if I should be […]

…Tradition

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tradition |trəˈdiSHən| noun a long-established custom or belief that has been passed on in this way As a Mom I am just in the beginning stages of creating traditions for my son. I’ve taken some from my own childhood and introduced them to him thus far. Many are holiday traditions. What a difference one year makes. I waited too […]

…Greetings

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greeting |ˈgrētiNG| noun a polite word or sign of welcome or recognition Season’s Greetings! Too early you say? Not for this family. They are prepared for the impending holidays. They booked their session early and got a jump on the inevitable craze of the holiday cards. I met Matt, Lindsay and baby Dylan a few Sunday’s ago in the Presidio of San […]

…Ease

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ease |ēz| noun absence of difficulty or effort I’d love to say that each session I do starts out immediately with an absence of difficulty or effort, but that would be a lie. It always, as it should, takes a few setups to ease into picture taking. It’s unnatural for most people. So, as the photographer it is my […]

…Squad

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squad |skwäd| noun a small group of people having a particular task The particular task in question was if this squad of four would last the hour of family photos. From the start I got a, “I don’t know about the boys,” from Ollie and Leo’s mothers! Well guess what! Not only did the boys last, but they wanted more and more, even when we were […]

…Rhythm

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rhythm |ˈriT͟Həm| noun a person’s natural feeling for rhythm MAY YOU ALWAYS WALK TO THE BEAT AND THE RHYTHM OF YOUR OWN DRUM, SWEET BOY!

…Bella

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Bella noun beloved dog on ranch in Montana I never had a pet growing up, was a mom to a labrador dog for a short time in my twenties, had roommates with pets, but not much else. Most of my long term friends will tell you that I am pretty petrified of animals, dogs especially. […]

…Valentine

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valentine |ˈvalənˌtīn|noun (denoting a person chosen (sometimes by lot) as asweetheart or special friend) My little boy, I love him to pieces, my sweet little Valentine!

…Dribble

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dribble |ˈdribəl| verb pour (a liquid) slowly in drops or a thin stream Ice cream isn’t meant to be eaten any other way!

…Memories-Part 1

memory |ˈmem(ə)rē|noun something remembered from the past; a recollection It’s been a few months since I’ve seen this little boy, so I can imagine he looks a bit different, but this past summer I had the privilege of being nanny to this little guy and his big brother. It was a great time, very enlightening. I was […]