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“We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story.”
~ Jandy Nelson // I’ll Give You The Sun

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I’ve been told that I have am reckless with my heart…that I don’t protect my greatest gift with enough armour. And this may be true. My heart has certainly endured some deep wounds over the years. From friends, from family, from the greatest of loves. But the reality of who I am is this — […]

RECKLESS LOVE

April 8, 2018

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I love special occasions.  I always have.  The anticipation alone is one of my favourite things. Having said that, I’ve always struggled to let go of the moment.  I would do everything possible to keep the feeling going. And I do this with a lot of things. I keep tags on my clothes for a […]

ANASTASIA & NIC: PORTRAITS

March 18, 2018

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We think we know ourselves. We think we know what we’re capable of as parents and spouses and humans. We think we know the depths of our strength and our love and our courage. We think we know all of this…until we realize that we don’t. Until we sit in a room watching our life […]

BABY GEORGE: PORTRAITS

March 16, 2018

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This picture was taken six months after I gave birth to my daughter. The beach was empty.  The air was warm.  And I was terrified. I showed up on this day because I had spent the majority of my life battling the exterior I was given.  I didn’t know how to love or appreciate or […]

BUILD

February 9, 2018

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I once knew a guy that didn’t have any mirrors in his house. Not a single one. We met back in my early twenties through a group of mutual friends. We had matching souls at the time; both struggling. Both cracked. Both trying desperately to close our hearts off from the world. We spent a […]

ON THE WALL

January 16, 2018

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I don’t know that I’ve ever known a person who works as hard as my Mother. She was a single parent, raising an only daughter…and she worked hard. She worked hard to give me a home.  She worked hard to provide family.  She worked hard to create stability.  She worked hard to ensure that I […]

CAROLYN: PORTRAITS

December 3, 2017