Feature Portraits

    Welcome Amelia Irene

    April 19, 2015

    I was so happy to photograph the Holcombe family as they welcomed precious Amelia Irene into their nest. Teddy, their beautiful goldendoodle, was from our first litter and was so sweet with his new little sister. After all, he was Jordan and Kayla’s first baby. He doesn’t seem remotely jealous. If he wasn’t cuddling with her, he was giving her toes sweet nibbles or kissing her head. It was so precious I could hardly stand it. The peace of Christ…

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    The Yes Project

    Like a Tulip

    Her little voice is chirping through speaker of my cell phone. According to the Find my Friends app she is 493 miles away. I listen to her chatter about her day and what she…

    April 7, 2015
  • Holding us Quiet

    Before You Go

    The birds and tree frogs are venturing out little by little to sing their spring songs. Tiny pink blossoms unfold and sway under the sun’s gentle wooing. It is time for you to sleep…

    March 24, 2015
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    Happy Birthday Johnny

    Dearest Johnny, Today is the day we mark the day of your birth. I am so grateful for this day. When you came into our lives we were running full tilt doing ministry and…

    March 22, 2015
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    Feature Portraits

    Amy’s Frenchies

    My friend Amy doesn’t like to be photographed. It astounds me that someone so beautiful isn’t in front of the camera all day long. I am grateful I captured a few frames of her…

    March 18, 2015
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    Feature The Yes Project


    Its been kind of quiet on my blog lately, I know. When I declared 2015 as the year of yes for myself, I had no idea what I was up against. It seems there…

    March 4, 2015
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    2014 Goldendoodle Puppies Feature

    Hannah and Duke

    One of my favorite things about raising goldendoodles is seeing them happy in their new homes. Duke was from my first litter last year. He is 8 months old now and just as lovable…

    February 16, 2015
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    Feature Musings


    I believe it was Winston Churchill who said  ”There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man”. I love this quote because it is true,…

    February 12, 2015