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My First Golden Tote: A Fashion Review

My First Golden Tote: A Fashion Review


Posted By on Jul 21, 2015

My first Golden Tote arrived yesterday. Golden Tote is a great way to shop for those of us who don’t have access to brick-and-mortar stores with unique, fun finds. It’s different from Stitch Fix in that you can pick one or two pieces to add to your tote, depending on which size tote you purchase.… Read More
3 Books I Read on My Beach Vacation

3 Books I Read on My Beach Vacation


Posted By on Jul 17, 2015

One of my favorite parts of our annual beach vacation is reading all the books. With my time off in June, I had already read a few books during the month—something I hadn’t done in months. All the reading made me feel very much me.… Read More
I’m Not at #BlogHer15

I’m Not at #BlogHer15


Posted By on Jul 16, 2015

No, I’m not in New York City for #BlogHer15 right now. I have stayed silent when tweets came in about meetups, choosing to DM a few people here and there or to just let it drop. I didn’t want to have public conversations about private decisions.… Read More
I often look longingly at other photographers’ “jump” photos. I’ve tried a number of times to get the boys to jump for a photo. We’ve had timing troubles. Participatory refusal. An inability to gain much air. And so I’d given up hope I’d ever score a real jump photo of these boys.… Read More