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Back in San Antonio

The first time I was in San Antonio, Texas was in October 2015. It was my first time at a photography conference. And my first trip away from my littles. This week I have been back in San Antonio, Texas.I am at my first non profit conference.And it’s just as exciting to have a fewContinue reading “Back in San Antonio”

Home

Tonight, I find myself thinking about the word, home. About what it means. About where it can be and who needs to be there. I’ve thought about writing this blog so many times, I actually started writing this in February, but late on a Saturday night the perfect storm of inspiration hit. Quite a fewContinue reading “Home”

Give Life

It’s been a few weeks since I finished the Quietly Loud Workshop with Kristine Nyborg and Felicia Chang and I’ve given myself some space and time to process what I was working on. Not all of it is ready to share but my assignment involving researching a topic of interest is ready to go. Honestly,Continue reading “Give Life”

RAW Podcast with Sarah Freeman

Best podcast intro EVER… “Kristy is this incredible woman. She just has this way about herself, this no bullshit way. She’s direct, but it’s beautiful and I love her for that. I hope you get the chance to sit down and talk with Kristy. She has a beautiful heart and she has lots to shareContinue reading “RAW Podcast with Sarah Freeman”

Leading Through Stories: The Gift of Grief

It is human nature to try to help our friends, neighbours, family, and friends though their grief. This compulsion to offer advice, or say something we think will ease the pain, often serves to diminish the feelings people are experiencing, and can sometimes even cause harm, despite our best intentions. It is important to knowContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: The Gift of Grief”

Becoming a Local

“Then came the winter. And, again, I was excited; ice skating, snowboarding, cross country skiing. But how can I teach my son something I don’t know how to do? I don’t have the time to learn. What will people think of me not knowing? I decided not to try. I am an immigrant and IContinue reading “Becoming a Local”

Leading Through Stories: Tell Your Story

We have all experienced meaningful moments in our lives that have transformed us. Although each of these stories is unique to us, the impact and lessons we learn are often universal. That is why story creates connection and builds relationships. Sharing these stories gives us the opportunity to not only support ourselves through these experiences,Continue reading “Leading Through Stories: Tell Your Story”

Leading Through Stories: Impactful Leadership

What does impactful leadership mean to you? What words come to mind? Perhaps the names of people who have impacted you through a traditional leadership role; a manager, CEO, or team leader. Perhaps values and characteristics show up for you; passion, authenticity, great communicator, and visionary might top the list.  When you create a pictureContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: Impactful Leadership”

Lake Life: Family Documentary Photography

Throwback post to August of 2019 the last time we were at our family cabin. Missing this place. This last week at Priest Lake I spent part of the day photographing our family, Ashley, Will, Cole and Mason rather than my own kids. That’s hard when your own kids are still around and demanding yourContinue reading “Lake Life: Family Documentary Photography”

Sharing Our Hearts

Photography and storytelling has been a major part of my own personal mental health and healing journey since becoming a medical mom. By documenting my life through my words and my images, I share what is happening in my world for others to see — our family members and other families. My hope is other familiesContinue reading “Sharing Our Hearts”