Falling for fall

Autumn needs no introduction. After the ‘hazy, crazy days of summer’ we gladly welcome slow… calm… cozy. Fall is all about comfort. Snugly blankets, comfy sweaters, pears, apples, squash – the smell of a warm pie baking in the oven – there isn’t a whole lot more in life more comforting. Such a simple thing. […]

Playing tourist in your home town

“Take time to mess around. Get lost. Wander. You never know where it’s going to lead you.”  Austin Kleon from ‘Steal Like an Artist.’ Writers block, creative slump, blank stare – it happens to all of us. Creatives aren’t artistic innovation machines, even though we want to be. We need input to have output. Of […]

Family ties

I opened the door to see my daughter standing there with a cleaning bucket in her arms. I had been whining about not having any white hydrangeas to shoot with and there she was, the bucket filled with beautiful blossoms. That scene will be forever etched in my mind. The gray bucket, the bright greenish-white […]