Winter Warmer

Just a little something to take the chill away.  It was in fact late summer when these were taken but that’s not what makes these photos feel so warm right now. (Oh, that rare newborn smile! 👇🏻💓) I know the days are long but going by crazy fast. K&A, I loved seeing you again and…

FPD: Lubber Run in Arlington

Its odd to think about fall plans while DC temperatures are still in the upper 80’s and the remnants of hurricane Florence have barely left our area.  According to the calendar, kids are in school, fall is here and Halloween is right around the corner.  I’m just not feeling like a pumpkin spice latte yet….

Breakfast at Charlie’s

The story I’m told is that twenty minutes before my scheduled arrival, Dan handed Erin the baby and told her he was headed up for a shower.  Erin handed the baby back and said, “No, you’re not….” The plan to take pictures over pancake breakfast as Archie approached six months of age was made far…

bunnies and blossoms

Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way… Its our first Easter as residents, rather than guests, of the DC area.  Like every year there will be hyacinth on the dining room table and the garlic in the fresh Polish sausage will overwhelm more delicate aromas coming from my kitchen.  Some things will be the same as they…

James and Baby William at 9 Months

You know what they say… life is what happens when you are busy making other plans.  Apparently, the same can be said about photography as well since this is the shot I was trying to take: And this is the shot that happened instead, right behind me: Which only prompted the shots that followed: That’s…

Gratitude: My Cubs

The grocery store is on the way home from preschool and since we carpool, I took both Fiver and my niece Jordan with me to pick up a few things.  They managed to cram both their little butts into the front seat of a Kroger grocery cart car and proceeded to shout out driving directions…

Alannah is a Big Sister and Welcome, Baby Fiona!

I had just arrived and was changing lenses on my camera when Alannah strode up, put a hand on one hip and told it to me straight.  “She’s going to cry a lot.  You know that, right?”  There she was, standing before me, one of my very first, first year documentary babies, so grown at…