Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

We didn’t do a ton this past week between homeschooling and my working on the novel and stock images, but last weekend we spent some time with my parents who celebrated 56 years of marriage, visited a re-enactment type event near us, and attended a family reunion. Here are some photos from some of those …

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About a year ago, I started to give up on photography as a full-time business. This may sound like a sad thing but sometimes it’s better to not transform something you love into something you make money from. When I stopped caring if I got clients, I stopped trying to change my photography, and myself, …

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We haven’t done anything very exciting so far this summer, other than my husband starting a new job and our family looking at houses in the area where he’s now working. We have had some nice family time with my parents, especially on the Fourth of July, and my son helped my dad install a …

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My kid flops on the couch on his stomach, face smashed into the cushions and lets out an exasperated sigh. He turns his face toward me, eyelids heavy and his words are full of whine: “I’m sooooooo booooooored.” While I once thought filling my children’s days with various activities was the key to keeping them …

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So many people want to be a photographer but are stuck on the idea the photo has to be technically perfect. They want their child to sit just right or the light to hit just so or the moment to be simply perfect and if they can’t do that then forget it – the photo …

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