Everyone knows one of the best parts of buying a new car is that great new car smell. New relationships have a kind of new relationship smell too, don't they? Is this analogy not coming across the way it made sense in my head? Follow me here, guys.... New relationships after being single for so… Continue reading New Relationships
I took this photo last night and though it's not the best photo, it captures a memory. I have a special connection to photographs....I mean, that sounds lame, everyone has a special connection to photographs, if we didn't we wouldn't have cameras on all our devices, right? I am a writer first and a photographer… Continue reading Making Memories & New Beginnings
It's time. I've been divorced for a year and a half and I came to the realization over the last few weeks that it doesn't hurt anymore. This. is. huge. I also realize that I am lonely and I no longer feel weak for saying that. You know what no one tells you about divorce?… Continue reading Get Ready…here we go
I live in an older apartment complex. The complex was recently purchased by a new management company who are making some great changes to and around the property. One of the changes they have made is to periodically walk the property and leave notes advising residents if there are things on their patios or porches… Continue reading Single Girl Problems: When you have to kill the bug
This photo pretty accurately depicts how I feel after this weekends Birthday shenanigans. You might think I went hog-wild and hit all the clubs and drank myself stupid, hooked up with random men, got in fights, stayed up until dawn or any other number of things. Nope. Not today, Satan. The truth is, I did… Continue reading Post Birthday Weekend
It's happening. I'm auctioning my wedding ring. Now before you go thinking I'm having financial difficulties, I'm fine. I mean, we can all use some extra money for things like camera equipment, birding trips, cruises, drink packages for said cruises and things like that, amiright? No, this is just because I'm ready for this last… Continue reading Worthy?
I love wildlife photography. When I got my camera everyone was asking if I was going to do portraits. People. Photographing families, proms, babies, graduations, engagement photos, etc. No, no and finally no. I take pictures because I love the process and that treasure hunt. I have zero desire to make anyone else happy but… Continue reading Don’t miss opportunity while you’re waiting for the next thing
It's been a few weeks since I've sat down to write. I just haven't been inspired. In creative projects like this there are going to be ebbs and flows in the process. My energies have been elsewhere. I've been busier than I've been in a long time at work, I've been going on a lot… Continue reading Rabbit Holes
I took this photo on our most recent Sister Birding Adventure. My sister focuses on birds. Birds are her thing. Birds are my thing too, but so is landscape, shape, plants, insects, dead things...yes, I photograph the occasional dead thing, it's ok my sister doesn't get it either. I edited this photo and named it… Continue reading Spider Cactus?
Ladies, if we're lucky, we have women in our lives who inspire us, have paved the way through adversity with dignity and grace and shown us how damn sexy it can be to put your big girl panties on and get through the hard stuff. There is a woman in my life who was once… Continue reading The Sisterhood of The Traveling Divorce Ring