Welcome to my blog!  I will post sneak peeks to sessions here. Thank you for stopping by, and thank you for trusting me with your memories. 

to know this family is to know their love and joy

October 17, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I am so so blessed! I got to hang out with this family today. Can you see their joy? What about now? 3 sons in 3 different states, all together for a while. And I got to hang with them. Blessed. I've known them for 17 years I think?? Some of my favorite people. And the sneak peek to the sneak peek from earlier? Here he is again. All smiles...
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the sneak peek to the sneak peek

October 17, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I interrupt this feed with a little pumpkin-nice-overload. This is the sneak peek to the sneak peek...but I couldn't not post right away because of this sweet little pumpkin. God bless you and your parents sweet baby. 3 weeks looks good on you!!
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October 15, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I met with this fun family of 3 tonight. Aren't they cute? So snuggly and cuddly, because true to KC weather, it's 80's one day, then 50's the next... And I LOVE LOVE LOVE the look on miss C's face. I mean, my kiddos have given me THAT LOOK a 100 times just this afternoon!! Another cutie...look at the love between daughter and dad. And...n...
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October 13, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Oh my! This sweet gal is turning 3...way too much cuteness in one photo... We ran around the park today, sweet Miss. V and I...exploring, climbing, singing, dancing, playing...she mostly doesn't stop.:) So adorbs! Thank you E family for trusting me with your memories of sweet Miss V! What a delight she is!
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October 11, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Ugh!! Why Ugh? I just LOVE everything about this session. I can't just pick one or 2!! I can't!! Sweet gal, Miss P. Not sure what her future holds yet, but it' ok. She sure is a smarty. And faithful. The thing she loves most about school is getting up early. KIDDING!! Can you believe she pretty much told her mom she wasn't going to do senior ph...
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a whole different kind of senior session

October 09, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I've been meeting with some high school seniors to shoot their senior pictures. Such an exciting time, even during a pandemic, as they look and plan for the rest of their lives. Last weekend, I had a completely different kind of senior session.:) Not that they aren't planning for the rest of their lives like the high school seniors I meet. We...
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October 07, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
So I me with these 2 love birds. You'd think they were newlyweds. I mean! Nope! An awesome family: couple of great kids, and a strong marriage. Still love birds. Thank you D family for hanging out with me! It's always so good to catch up and see how TALL the kids are getting. Love and Hugs. And thank you for trusting me with your memories....
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you should stop and read this post because THIS is how it should be

October 03, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
So I've been shooting some XC meets lately for Saint James Academy. And I could flood this post with a ton of those shots. Instead. THIS. This is why we have chosen THIS school. They encourage each other by writing scripture verses on their legs or prayer intentions on their arms so when they are working HARD and it doesn't feel like they can go...
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September 28, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
If you are making a career shift. Or maybe you're just graduating and need to get yourself out there for interviews. I met with these gentlemen for some headshots. A little traditional... A little non-traditional... DM me if you need some updating to your professional look! Quick and painless. Thanks guys for trusting me with your memorie...
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September 19, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Stole away this evening for a super fun senior session! Isn't she beautiful? And so versatile. I'm glad we found some spots that are as unique as she is. I mean! It's not easy being a senior during a pandemic. Planning for the future when the every day is so crazy. But I say, in the words of Archbishop Fulton Sheen, "Sanctify the moment!" Enj...
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September 08, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Met with this beautiful young lady...she is getting ready to start her first year of high school... She has been practicing 4-5 days/week this summer--she loves Volleyball and it shows. I'm super excited to watch her take flight this year. Amidst so much uncertainty in our world, these freshman sessions give so much hope. Thank you for han...
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September 04, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I have been praying about this new adventure--this high school adventure--as I watch the babies of yesterday spread their wings. As I pray, I feel called to strive to capture this time between 8th grade and High School...such a beautiful, hope-filled, exciting time! So I introduce the fresh sesh! Not like a Senior Session where we are doing outfit...
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Ordination weekend

August 16, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I travelled across the prairie this weekend to pray for 2 friars as they were ordained priests! The weekend started with Adoration. The pure humility and joy on their faces! A little history lesson...They are Capuchin friars; They follow St. Francis' path to holiness. The cord on their habit, 3 knots for their vows of poverty, chastity an...
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FirstHolyCommunion, Part covid

August 08, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
This young man jumped at the opportunity to receive his First Holy Communion a few weeks ago. But big brother received his First Communion nearly 2 years, long before we were worried about covid...and he wanted photos just like his brother. Lucky me.:) So I grabbed a couple of cameras, a zoom lens and my mask, and met his family after Mass and snap...
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Aftersomuchwaiting, Jesus

July 25, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I was invited to return "home" to Holy Cross (where I served as youth minister for 5 years) to photograph 5 children as they received their First Holy Communion. This was different, because their formation was through the Maria Montessori method, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. They all wore robes...symbolic of their fresh clean soul, after just r...
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