Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

This post is part of the 10 on 10 blog circle with some other fun bloggers and photographers. To continue the circle click on the link at the end of the post.  Spring has finally started to come to the area with some warmer days, though you wouldn’t know it the last couple of weeks …

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This is the last 10 on 10 blog circle for 2016, which doesn’t even seem possible! My life has been all over the place the last month and I missed last month so I just thought I’d share some of my favorite images from the past couple of months. Please continue to follow the circle …

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In case you missed a few of my posts from the last two weeks I have put them in one post for you to find them. Because I am cool like that. On Aug. 25 I gave you ideas on What to Capture at baby showers. I also announced my mini photography and workshop sessions …

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I’m sure some will say I’m being over dramatic and maybe they will say I just need some will power but each day I find myself having to admit what I’ve read about the addictive nature of social media is true. One day this week, I found myself obsessed with why my blog posts weren’t …

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I took the kids for a ride on the golf cart Sunday while we were visiting my parents and thought I broke my 20 month old daughter’s nose at one point. “Deer! Jonathan cried and without thinking I slammed on the brake and then reached for  Grace sitting on the seat next to me so …

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Do you ever feel overwhelmed with all the information flying at you on a daily basis? I can barely take more than two minutes of Facebook these days before I have to turn it off. It’s even worse on the computer where the trending column screams at me daily about this or that tragedy or …

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When I look at Instagram this is the impression I get: Every photographer owns white bedspreads in rooms with white walls and white ceilings, perfect for angelic photos of their blue eyed, blond, curly haired babies sleeping while wearing homemade neutral colored sweaters or magazine worthy pajamas on a furry blanket.Every photographer has hardwood floors, perfect …

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Their home was cozy, so well decorated and coordinated. Honestly, I was a bit jealous of how organized it all looked, though I’m sure there are crazy days there too with a two year old and a newborn. Even more than jealous, I was impressed with how the family had made the small home into …

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Sometimes I want to give up on photography that speaks to my heart so I can make a quick buck with some quick poses but then I remember why I love lifestyle, or what I also call storytelling, photography. It’s real. It’s emotive. It tells stories. It’s memories frozen in time, not poses. One of …

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