Children · My Blog

Gang Initiation

August 29th we moved from a suburb of Madison to Eau Claire, Wisconsin. With moving to a smaller city there is one thing that we did not expect to happen on the first day we arrived. Our 10-year-old daughter was initiated into the neighborhood gang. Roughly an hour after we closed on our new house,… Continue reading Gang Initiation

Camping · Family · My Blog · Photography · Travel

Madeline Island

Even though this post is a few months behind I wanted to share it because it was a wonderful weekend. At the end of June, just 2 days after hearing about Nick's promotion, we had reservations to spend the weekend at big Bay State Park on Madeline island. We almost canceled our trip with so… Continue reading Madeline Island

Complaints · Family · Travel

Some people’s kids

Today I am flying from Wisconsin to Massachusetts for work. I don’t travel for work often, but when I do I truly enjoy it. Unfortunately, out of Madison there are not a ton of options for flight times; so they end up leaving very early in the morning or landing very late at night. Because… Continue reading Some people’s kids

Family · Learning · Marriage · My Blog

5 Years & Counting!

Yikes! Has it really been that long? 1,825 days of marriage - crazy how that sounds when it is broken down into days. Five years - it feels like just yesterday we said our vows and yet, it also feels like we have been together forever. That truly is the best of both worlds. Looking… Continue reading 5 Years & Counting!

My Blog · Photography

Rally and Protest

Today I stumbled onto some excitement while downtown Madison. As I went to drop my daughter off at theatre class, we noticed a very heavy police presence on State Street. So, after getting her checked in, I went to investigate. There was a loud crowd of people towards the end of State Street near the… Continue reading Rally and Protest

Learning · My Blog · Photography

Engagement Session

Last weekend I shot my first engagement session. This was very exciting and nerve wrecking all at once. It was  37 degrees out, windy and very cloudy. This produced quite a few challenges for me to overcome. Cold: not great weather to be outside in, a challenge to keep them warm and happy, red and… Continue reading Engagement Session