film {and the beginners mind}

last week I spent some time falling in love with my hasselblad again. after shooting film with a good friend in Austin back in April, after spending time in the darkroom developing and… Continue reading

a minute. a day. a week.

<br / moments from my days that brought me pause. it's these collections of minutes, hours, and days that make up the whole. (with which I receive fresh eyes on the ordinary freeze… Continue reading

on mothers day

“you have to find a mother inside yourself. we all do.” – sue monk kidd mothers day pulls at unravelling threads. in her absence I celebrate every mother in my life, just as… Continue reading

from there to here

back before spring actually felt like it would ever arrive here in new england, river and I flew south for his spring break. he was very much looking forward to time spent with… Continue reading

wild geese

“…whoever you are, not matter how lonely the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh & exciting – over & over announcing your place in the… Continue reading

spring thaw

it’s April and life is taking a fresh start at this spring thing. slowly, we are seeing new birds at the feeder, hearing the first of the returning geese overhead, and thoroughly enjoying… Continue reading

i lovermont

earlier this week I had the pleasure of driving up to hardwick, vermont for some Taproot Magazine work meetings. there’s something so satisfying about driving the same roads your parents used to drive.… Continue reading

life as it is in winter

winter teaches patience to reluctant souls. the first day of spring has arrived (and passed) which means the sun makes an appearance to begin the thaw. but we’re still waist deep in snow… Continue reading

words from miles

the avoidance of deadlines and wrestling of words… this means I take the long and scenic route to absolutely everywhere. what a predictable cliche of a writer I am. {driving a car channels… Continue reading

kids and social media

I wrote an article about kids and social media… you can read it in the latest issue of Taproot Magazine {Breathe :: issue 9} “This is a world of smartphones and video games,… Continue reading