The Ocean

This morning I felt the burning, aching, sting of tears fill my eyes for the first time in weeks. I've been on a plain of functioning, distracted grief that kept me too busy to focus on any deeply rooted thoughts of longing. But as with griefs true nature, the tide comes back in eventually. This [...]

Week 27

Week 27

It is absolutely mind boggling to me how quickly and smoothly this pregnancy has traveled the course of time. We are already in the third trimester, with only 14 weeks (or less if she's like her brothers) to go! Phoenix is so calm and gentle, and she absolutely adores hearing her brother giggle... instant kicks [...]

Post The Selfie

Post The Selfie

I don’t post a whole lot of photos showing my face. I’m not really sure I could give you a reason why, other than that I just don’t get in front of the camera often myself, sans a few bump photos or snap chat filters. But recently my friend Amethyst posted a sentence about selfies [...]

Siblings

Rowan hugs and kisses my belly every morning and says I love you to Phoenix. This morning, I said “you are missing having a baby around aren’t you?” He looked up at me and responded “Yeah mama, a lot” I told him once his sister was here he could love and hug her just like [...]

A Weekend Elopement

A Weekend Elopement

Over the weekend I had the privilege of photographing my brother’s wedding. It was a small, intimate ceremony among the snowy mountains surrounding Leavenworth, Washington. It’s probably good I was preoccupied with getting the right captures, or I’d have been crying. (Tears of joy of course!) There's something to be said about witnessing moments in [...]

In Rowan’s Words

In Rowan’s Words

How do you feel about Sloan? I love him, that’s how I feel Do you remember the day he died? Yeah. At our old house. What do you remember most about that day? I was crying. I kissed him goodbye because he loved kisses. What is your favorite memory of Sloan? Playing with him. Loving [...]