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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Why not start the weekend early? Start your adventure NOW. “I don’t feel like I’m waiting to be noticed.  I know who I am and I’ll know what I want if and when it comes along”- Fionna the Human.

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I can point out the big things my kids inherited: my eyes, Mark’s lips, my temper, etc.  People even point out the bigs ones: “Oh Coop looks just like Mark when he was XZY age.” or “I know where Becks got that from.”   The big ones aren’t hard.  But the little inherited ticks are the […]

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Summer is the only season that moves too quickly.  It’s also the only season that usually provides me with a healthy dose of guilt.  We’re never outside as much as I’d like.  We’ve missed festivals.  We aren’t spending enough time with friends.  Where are the mini-road trips?  What happen to the mandatory Reading Time? A quick glance at the calendar […]

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A couple weeks ago, I could start to feel it bubble up: a 365 was going to have to happen.  I know that I need to take pictures.  But I won’t without a reason and my camera simply gathers dust. I must force myself to take pictures. “What about the joy of life, Erika?  What about for simple […]

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This isn’t so specific to boys, but more specific to same sex siblings. I’m awful at combing through their drawers.  The first dusting of snow hits the sidewalk and one of them is walking to school in shorts.  A couple of weeks ago, I asked Coop to wear a non-logo shirt so I could use […]

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You’ve seen the Reno’s before.  Becky and Clint were the first birth I photographed. They also happen to be very good friends of our family. I told Becky prior to Baby #3, “I might have a hard time keeping it together at your birth.”  She asked why.  When I photographed her second birth (my first), I […]

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