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“just us” sessions in Wheaton

I lost sight of him. Depression, dirty dishes, a list of things he “wasn’t” and a pile of heaping hurts clouded everything. I saw him everyday – but I didn’t see him.  I saw all the things he wasn’t.  All the things that hurt. Honestly, at one point, I gave up.  I decided that I’d […]

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a day of joy and sorrow

Today we grieve and we celebrate. For this sweet little family, it marks the year anniversary of learning that sweet baby Ellen no longer had a heartbeat.  Though we are grateful that precious Karis is here – our hearts ache for little Ellen. Amanda and Daniel, I love you.  So much.  Thank you for spending […]

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that time i lived a dream

It’s taken me 3 months to write this post. I’d like for this to be an incredibly well written piece.  I’d love to be witty and awesome and put together the perfect words to describe my love for the people in these pictures and the extreme amazingness of this event even happening. But the words […]

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jackson davis

I blinked… and then he was a SENIOR.  My nephew.  A SENIOR. I still remember getting the call in 9th grade algebra that he was here and he was just as amazing as we knew he would be. Jackson is pretty incredible.  And for his senior pictures – I wanted to try something a little […]

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on readiness…

“Are you ready for the kids to go back to school?” In a word, no. That’s why, over the past week, I haven’t really felt like talking and I seem kind of “off”.  (Which could be linked to also trying to quit caffeine – again.)  It’s why I just looked outside at the Buzz Lightyear […]

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