just playin’

You know, if one of my parents could photographed me like this, at this age, i’d think it was kinda cool. My kids? They’ve had a camera in their faces their whole life. The final photos impress them NOT at all! Have camera, must shoot. This is my soon to be senior in high school…

My Chameleon daughter

This is my 17 year old. I’ve not been able to get her to let me take her photos for a long time. I think the last time she did it, she was 14 or 15. So i am grateful for her to give me the time. As she is very busy with friends &…

“hold me closer, tiny dancer…”

via “hold me closer, tiny dancer…” This is my daughter. She used to let me play dress up with me. Alas she is 16 & far too busy to let me take more. soon though…she give in.

last night changed everything.

  i’ve tried, countless times, to explain what it is like to be a mom to my teenager daughters. i try to tell them what it feels like when they walk out the front door. i tell them they are taking a part of my heart with them when they walk out that door. nothing…

The bridge that holds up the neighborhood

my old stomping grounds. Montpelier, Vermont. My daughter told me that when she grows up, she is going to be a millionaire. & own 15 houses. i can live in house she buys in Montpelier. i can’t wait 🙂

my daughter tortures me…

in the best way possible. goodbye jeans that fit…   don’t ask for the recipe, Sophie saw a photo of this cookie in a magazine…it didn’t give the recipe, she figured it out on her own. BTW…when she took them right out of the oven, the oreos were soft.

Joy, delivered

Meet Anaïs Joy. The first two images were taken at 7 days old, as is the last one. Mom looks so peaceful & calm. The image of her close up was taken at the hospital, i couldn’t believe how alert & bright eyed she was…must be smart, no doubt she inherited this from her two…

when my daughter left the nest…

…i made sure she landed into her own. her college, in Mobile, Alabama, had dorm room walls, built with cement block. i suppose, to prevent the building from being ripped apart by a hurricane. they tend to grow in the Gulf of Mexico. she is somewhat safe from the violent elements that plague the region….