December 19

Each year one of my favorite DPP pictures is of my book club because my book club is my favorite. This year has been…you know…different. When the pandemic began we tried Zoom for a couple of months and then all summer and into the fall we found a lovely outside spot. Now it’s cold again […]

December 14

Making memories.

December 10

This family has my heart. We were able to squeeze in a quick shoot in the very last hour of the last day of the beautiful weather we’ve been having. I didn’t take any other photos this day, so this outtake will have to do. (I hope to do a post after Christmas of my […]

December 9

One of our very favorite parts of every week is an outdoor adventure with this crew. This week we discovered the Frank Shoemaker Marsh north of Lincoln (out 27th Street to Bluff Road), and it was a great find. Ian was skeptical: within the first five minutes, he asked, “If this isn’t fun can we […]

December 2

Making a Fire || For a while now, I have been hesitant and uninspired to take photos. I have been buzzing with ideas for other projects, though, so I’m tricking myself into picking up my camera by adding a theme to the December Photo Project this year: I’ll be documenting the things we make. (And […]

December 6

Our elementary school’s sweet therapy dog, Bear, tore his ACL and had to have a costly surgery. A friend let the local news station know, and then the kids ended up on the 10 o’clock news. What a day.

December 5

They say it’s the hands-on projects they’ll remember. We are studying World War 2 and making model airplanes.

December 3

In the wee hours of the morning, I had the privilege of being present to greet this precious little one when he arrived. Happy birthday, sweet Ambrose; you are loved beyond measure. (And I’m so proud of your mama, who is a wonder.)

December 23

I was talking with a friend last week who said that the kids’ Christmas program is one of the things she most looks forward to every Christmas season. I absolutely agree. Maybe I feel this every year, but this morning’s felt especially sweet. By the time the service started, I had already teared up a […]

December 12

So, yeah, it didn’t stay this quiet. At all. 😝 (I’m fine with that.)