My First Photo Shoot – Marlee and Jon

I was so excited when my friend, Marlee, asked me if I'd take holiday pictures of her and her boyfriend. I'd never done a photo shoot before, and since it was for a card I was especially honored and nervous. But I was quickly put at ease as we casually walked around my neighborhood, joking … Continue reading My First Photo Shoot – Marlee and Jon

11/22/1963 in Dallas

It's been over fifty years since JFK's motorcade took that fateful route in our city's downtown. But had you been here only a month ago, you would have thought you had travelled back in time. The streets were cleared, modern signs were nowhere to be seen, and people were dressed in the clothes of yore. Of course, the … Continue reading 11/22/1963 in Dallas

I Stopped Doing Yoga And Started Doing More Of This

Anxiety runs in my family and is something I've always lived with. I've done things like yoga, running, and various fad boutique fitness centers to try and focus my energy and calm my nerves, but those activities always felt like more of a chore for me than as a way to gain strength and peace. On top … Continue reading I Stopped Doing Yoga And Started Doing More Of This

Quiet Company At The Nasher

Better late than never, right? So it's been a few weeks since our friends, Quiet Company, brought rock 'n roll to Dallas' downtown sculpture center. The group took stage at The Nasher's monthly "'Til Midnight" event on June 19th. Though the temps were high, and the crowd somewhat stationary, the boys proved that it's never too hot … Continue reading Quiet Company At The Nasher

Snake Me Home

Just when I thought Mother Nature was finally done throwing seasonal surprises our way, my own mother sent the following text message. (Please be warned…if you can't stand snakes, don't look)        Of course, curiosity got the best of me and, like a human, I enlarged the image. Blegh!!! Unreal! And look how … Continue reading Snake Me Home