Friday, July 31, 2009


“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue center light pop and everybody goes "Awww!”
~Jack Kerouac

My weeping cherry. I photographed it (almost) everyday it was in bloom This was one of the last photos I took, as the petals were fleeing their buds and flinging themselves freely, madly though the air in front of my house. The light in the back is the sun, burning steady and orange and bright, but still cool in the spring air. It's my favorite time of year when the cherry tree blossoms. And today, though the blossoms have gone and green leaves have taken their place in the tree's heirarchy, I still love that tree. It represents fresh, welcome, and much needed change, warmer air, and longer days. Though the tree looks like it's on it's last old legs, especially in the winter when it is cold and lonely and naked, I love it. It makes me happy. And I trust every year it will come back with it's beautiful little blossoms.

So anyway, just to add more stuff to this random post I thought I'd share the little movie below. I love it.

exactly from mccabe russell on Vimeo.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Life is good, but FULL!

Regardless of the fact that I have not taken a real shower for about one week (hey, don't judge!!!) because bathroom renovations never turn out like we plan (we have one bathroom), and it's been the hottest weather since last summer, I will not complain. Just because I am busier than busy and have a hard time remembering to breathe, you will not hear me complain. My house is messy, my car is too, but still, I'm not going to complain. Because life is good, life is full, life is happy. I love what I do. I love being a momma to two awesome kids, and I love being a wifey to a super guy. I have so many things coming down the pike and I am super excited to be where I am at this moment in time. No complaints from me!

I hope you are having a joyful summer complete with all of the people and things that you love in life. And if not, I hope you find happiness very soon. Here is what's in store for the blog real soon...

Some weddings:

And some kidlets:

And some families:

I'll share more soon!! :)



Friday, July 24, 2009

Ayden is 1!!!

Hi, how are you blog readers??!!

So, I wanted to let you know that one of my most favorite little clients recently turned one! He was one of the very first babies that I photographed way back when (actually just about one year ago, believe it or not!!) I am so blessed that I was able to watch him turn from a tiny, sweet baby into a walking, talking one year old! Look at how cute he is:

Aaaaanddd, he's walking!

And after the park, we went back to eat cake! :)

Happy birthday Connie! Thank you guys so much for letting me be a part of Ayden's first year. It has been such a pleasure watching him grow into such a handsome little boy!! I look forward to seeing him again soon!! :)

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Sir William at 5 Months

Without further ado please let me introduce you to little William - one of the happiest babies on the block! His bright, twinkly blue eyes, and peaceful happy demeanor make him super special! Take a look!

He is super expressive too!

Outside with mamma!


Man, look at these eyes! Some kids just have the most amazing inquisitive eyes - Will sure is one of those little guys! (Okay, so all of that just rhymed, and I'm going to leave it that way!!)

One of my many favorites from the day!

The fam!

Thanks Greg, Nora and William! I hope you enjoy your photos )there are many more to come!)! Thanks for being so patient!!! :)