Every week I look for glimpses of beauty—in nature, the arts, and the unexpected—and because I'm intentional, I usually find it. It’s a mindset that can be cultivated simply by paying attention and being aware of it around you…Read More
Squirming, talking, looking out the window at the sunshine. We could not keep still. Finally, the last school bell would ring, and out of the building we would fly.
Summer stretched before us, endless and exciting, filled with sunshine and fun and magic. Adventure awaited, and finally, we were free…Read More
“Want to go to an antiques auction with us?” my dad asked on the phone one day. In love with all things vintage at the time, I jumped at the chance.
The next Saturday evening, we followed my uncle’s car out into the country and back up in the woods to a place called Trails’ End Antiques. I had no idea how we got there or how we’d ever get out again…Read More
Have you ever seen a photograph that filled you with longing? Or stirred something in you? Maybe it made you want to be there, wherever the picture was taken, experiencing whatever was going on in that moment in time…Read More
Think about a painting or photograph that you like. What do you like about it? Is it the subject matter, the story it seems to tell, or the skill of the artist? The colors in the Dallas Kinney photo grabbed me. It made me want to be there, to walk through that grove myself...Read More
The mother stands in the doorway beside a girl wearing a dark dress, tights, and shoes. Her long, flowing white gown has ruffles on top that remind me of angel’s wings. She’s looking away from the camera...Read More
Have you ever seen a photograph that filled you with longing? Or stirred something in you? Maybe it made you want to be there, wherever the picture was taken, experiencing whatever was going on in that moment in time...Read More
“Is there enough light?” my friend Sydney asked. We were standing in a warehouse looking at the windows high above us and then down at the product display on the floor at our feet.
It was a very good question...Read More