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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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Manicured or Wild?

Manicured or Wild?

The most popular time of year for photo sessions is the fall. And it's nearly here! Whether for the cooler temps, the pretty colors, or holiday gift perhaps you are ready for your fall portrait session. The first step in the process is a planning meeting. I ask a...

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Fall Portrait Season is Here!

Fall Portrait Season is Here!

he cottonwood tree in my backyard is teasing us with a few yellow leaves already. Could that mean fall is just around the corner? My daughters, friends and sister plan a Multi-State Date every year in September. We all go to the coffee shop on the same day and enjoy...

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Milk & Cookies

Milk & Cookies

When preparing to visit my daughter, Amber, we always make a Pinterest board of potential photo ideas. With Henry's 6 month mark quickly approaching she asked that we do a Milk Bath session. I had never heard of this concept and found myself down a rabbit hole. Babies...

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Kit Gray Illustration is ridiculous

Kit Gray Illustration is ridiculous

Remember Christmas Maker's Markets? We all milled about in crowded gymnasiums browsing through tables and tables of art. December 2018 I squeezed through cavernous rooms bursting with the best art and handmade goods I had ever seen. Suddenly I stopped in my tracks at...

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Comparison traps can kill your dreams

Comparison traps can kill your dreams

Monday morning 6:30 am coffee with Steve before work found me staring into the distance. Already exhausted my mind wandered to one of the landscape photographers I follow on YouTube. If only my life were that simple. Hike to a pretty location, take gorgeous photos,...

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Shelter at Capacity

Shelter at Capacity

When I read a Facebook post of Weld Humane Society being at capacity I pondered how I could help. My friend Frank and I planned to have coffee that week and I suspected he would be up for a challenge. He jumped at the offer of course. Within a couple days we contacted...

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Pretend it’s a valid question

Pretend it’s a valid question

Do you ever have upcoming conversations play out in your mind ahead of time? How you will say something and what they might say back? Driving to the dentist today I replayed several times the questions I wanted to remember to ask about my Invisalign braces treatment....

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