Monthly Archives: June 2011

A beautiful day

I had the same joy for Agnes and Chris that I would have had for old friends. Their commitment to their relationship, their community, their spirits, is palpable. The ceremony was beautifully moving…from the hand fasting to the passing of the rings. They chose me to be a part of their wedding because they thought I […]

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Gumby on the go

I shouldn’t start 2 posts by telling of my insecurities but I will since it might be nice to know that the life of a kids photographer isn’t as easy as I bet you all imagine it to be. Grace’s mom mentioned that she was “busy”. Um, you think? Grace didn’t stop. And when I […]

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Ellis has two dads

The first time I met Ellis she gave me the cold shoulder. Not many kids give me the cold shoulder. But it was late, she was tired, long day…oh, I could rationalize for many moons. I’ll tell you thought that it made me nervous for our official photo day. Especially when I knew they wanted […]

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Miranda and Julie got married

I have a lot of thoughts and opinions about gay marriage that I won’t go into mostly because political talk makes me feel nervous and shy and very ill at ease but I will tell you that Miranda and Julie share a deep and compatible love and celebrated a union every bit as wonderful and […]

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Salmonberries boat launch

Last year I experienced my first “boat launch” with Ari’s class. I came a bit late…this year I knew not to miss a bit of it. It’s so sweet. These are waldorf  kids so they make the boats by hand…like physically saw and sand the base, drill the mast hole and paint (very carefully and uniquely) […]

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