April 29, 2020

You may read in previous blogs about my journey to becoming #debtfree. It is an ongoing process that has been slowed due to the Covid 19 crisis. During this time, I have had to pivot (this has now become my word for 2020) and think of other ways to bring in some income...

April 15, 2020

I don't know about you, but I'm becoming addicted to podcasts! They are perfect for listening to on long car trips (or on long walks these days). Makes the time go faster. Keeps my brain engaged. And, best of all, I usually learn something from each one. 

So what are my...

April 1, 2020

As some of you may know, one of the things I do on the side is dogsit. Currently, I am living with a pitbull named Leo while his owner is overseas, near the hotzone, serving with the US Marines. While I've always had respect for those who serve and put their lives on t...

March 18, 2020

I think for most it is safe to say that this hasn't been an easy week. So much uncertainty right now with everything related to COVID-19. Uncertainty about what to do. Uncertainty about business. Uncertainty about income. Uncertainty about safety. It feels overwhelming...

March 12, 2020

This can feel like an overwhelming question, honestly. I have done a variety of things in tandem with photography. If you've read previous posts, then you know I do dogsitting and sometimes nannying. On occasion, I also tutor students in a variety of subjects. As my ba...

January 8, 2020

If you read my previous blog, you know one of my personal goals for this year is to get out of debt. When I decided to tackle this debt in November, I started out with over $11,000 in credit card debt. What made me decide to tackle this hard? Realizing that I have been...

January 1, 2020

Can you believe it is a new year?  A new decade! And with the new year comes new goals. I'm not just talking about "I want to lose a few pounds." I do want to do that but I am talking about specific, measurable personal and business goals that I want to achieve this ye...

April 18, 2019

What is it like to be an event photographer? By events, I am talking about learning environment events that can be couple hours to multi-day conference type events. 

#1: You meet lots of people! People travel all over for these types of learning events so you meet...

April 3, 2019

Clients often ask me how long I have been shooting or how I got started in photography. So here is the story! In 2009, I met a photographer, who is still a dear friend to this day. We hung out a lot! Every time we went for a drive, he had his camera along. Then there w...

March 13, 2019

In case you didn't know, I'm an introvert. If you are familiar with Myers Briggs, then I am an INFJ. I used to tell people that I am shy. People didn't believe me. As a child, I was definitely shy. As an adult, I know how to be personable and so some might think I am a...

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