Perhaps

​Perhaps  You are a beauty because in your face I see someone I once knew. She is gone. Far away from me now In another world. another place. Walking from her condo to her job. I’m glad for her How fleeting life is. I’ve already lived a hundred lives And I will live a hundred…

God’s Timing is Crucial

She leaned over in the dim auditorium and whispering close to my ear waited a moment to make sure I was listening. She said  “I do know that,” pause… “God’s timing.. is.. crucial”   the last word being punctuated by the final bowed note from the orchestra performance of a Vivaldi piece. And with the…

A meteor crater

I went just yesterday to the Meteor Crater on the high plain in northern Arizona, near Winslow. Sitting in the courtyard soaking up the sun I was pleasantly blessed to see so many people notice and enjoy this framed view. Framed view of the San Francisco Peaks from the Meteor Crater visitor center The Crater…

Little Usa

When I was 11 I changed my name.  Before you think that I grew up in a progressive household where I changed my name to moonbeam or rainbow think again! ……I grew up in a hippy household where I changed my name from Musicwind. Essentially I didn’t completely change my name I just dropped a…

Creating a memory

I am passionate about creating a memory! It’s probably the thing that drives my photography the most. We all know that we can’t STOP time, but the camera is a tool that can help freeze it. To freeze the moment. To capture droplets of time, to crystallize  morsels of colour and to suspend these droplets…

This is MY spot!

This is my spot! I found it. I haven’t brought any one else to my spot yet. It’s not so much that it is a secret spot. It is, in fact, in plain view. And I am sure every one who lives in the town of Bisbee knows how to get here. It’s just that…

Jaquaranda and my Birthday

Once upon a time I lived on an island. There was a Grove of trees that bloomed purple once a year.  When you drove on the old paved road that cut through this stand of trees the sky looked either blue with smoke or blue with electricity depending on the presence of the sun. I…

You are Here

You know that star on the map in the mall that tells you where YOU are? Well to me a family photo can be like that star on the map of your life… When I work with any family, in the studio or on location, I am always sure to tell them that half the…

(K)INspire Dance Studio

This was a lot of fun. Kurtis, the studio owner and I  had started dreaming about this a few months before hand. It was really great to see such a wonderful group of talented girls all bring their best to the photo shoot. By the time we were done it was cold and we were…

Beau and Jamie in love all over again

The challenges of raising a family abound in this day and age. It is nice when you can find a couple who you know will be willing to walk through anything together. Business partners, parents, fitness activists, life is full and they are ready for it with these memories captured. They loved their photos so…