2022 in review

January 03, 2023
I managed to cull, hand edit, and deliver over 13,000 digital images to my clients this year! So thankful for all the love and light and beauty. What a year! Here's to 2023!
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the home on Forest

August 15, 2022
The intersection of place and story sends us the world over. We gawk at brown historical markers, pointing out what happened where. We're curious and somehow we know that the criss cross of our stories across time and space makes for a very peculiar alchemy of vital progress. Something happened once here. Maybe it will happen again. We're pretty su...
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a good deal in Plain Dealing

July 12, 2022
No news can be good news. Perhaps a gubernatorial visit means there's been a disaster or an emergency, but yesterday when John Bel Edwards visited Plain Dealing, LA, it was all for good. Good because a Louisiana governor hasn't visited the small town since 1949. Good because he was coming to celebrate a groundbreaking of Teal Jones' sawmill project...
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on waking

July 07, 2022
"What can we make of the inexpressible joy of children? It is a kind of gratitude, I think- the gratitude of the ten-year-old who wakes to her own energy and the brisk challenge of the world. You thought you knew the place and all the routines, but you see you hadn't known. Whole stacks at the library held books devoted to things you knew nothing a...
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what if?

May 23, 2022
What if there was a small town meeting place where people could not only get a world class cup of coffee but also a pep talk? What if it had space for anyone and everyone to come to gather and sit on porches and visit face to face? What if it had a dedicated, reservable area for creative thinkers to come together and collaborate over the...
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