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Slow Down to Speed Up

Slow Down to Speed Up

I wrote something and deleted it. Then I wrote again and deleted it. Editing my words to land softly doesn't always work. So here's the truth: I am tired. The last 2 full years of a pandemic for many of us has been grueling. For a self-employed business owner it's...

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No Bones Weekend

No Bones Weekend

It's a NO BONES weekend. If you are not familiar with this TikTok sensation here is a synopsis: Every morning a man named Jon has a ritual with his 13 year old pug Noodle. To prep Noodle for his morning walk Jon gently lifts him up from his comfy bed to gauge his...

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I Don’t Want to Either

I Don’t Want to Either

This morning on Instagram a children's clothing shop let people know that in Larimer County we are temporarily in an indoor mask mandate again for COVID 19. They pleaded with their followers to be nice to their staff while they follow the mandate. One person responded...

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Life Beyond the Waterfall

Life Beyond the Waterfall

One of the most heartbreaking days of my life happened exactly five years ago. Having pivoted from just "people" photography to pets AND people a year or two prior I finally hit an upcurve in business. My clients were amazing and fall sessions were filling. As a...

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You Raised $350 for adoptable pets!

You Raised $350 for adoptable pets!

In May we held the annual Garden Paws (formerly Spring Me) Pet Portraits Fundraiser for Animal Friends Alliance. I set up the studio with hanging ivy, wooden crates, bouquets of cloth flowers and fun floral collars. First we photographed all the adoptable animals....

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Overcomplicated –> Simplified

Overcomplicated –> Simplified

Do you overcomplicate ideas too? Saturday morning enjoying an early morning coffee in the backyard I couldn't help but notice the gorgeous warm light on Bailey as she wandered around the yard with the little sunflowers glowing behind her. As a natural teacher my mind...

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