Category Archives: Family

Leo and Jonas’s “Best Day Ever” – A Texas to Pittsburgh Dog Surprise!

Our boys, Leo and Jonas, were surprised to wake up early one  Saturday morning and discover a dog in the house! What a surprise! They’d been asking again and again and hearing only a resounding “no.” After Marley, our German Wirehaired Pointer died, I wasn’t sure if I’d ever want a dog. And then –…

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When you practically live on the baseball field…

… you need to commemorate your hard work. Believe me, I know… Packing the car. Going to practice. Showing up early for games. Washing uniforms. Watching your kid bat. Watching your kid pitch. Over and over and over. This spring, my 9-year-old son Leo played for a traveling baseball team, the PA Diamond Kings. Our…

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Standing out from the crowd: Kristin Merck Photography

There are a lot of photography businesses out there. Lots of folks buy a new camera, maybe have a knack for shooting a good photo, and start offering photography services. But then there are full service photographers whose customer service, expertise and business savvy place them in a completely different category. Kristin Merck contacted me…

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Savanna the Irish Dancer (final project for Stillmotion’s Take Action Challenge)

Last October, Nicki and I attended Stillmotion’s intense 1-day KNOW workshop in Philadelphia. Stillmotion’s devotion to finding ways to tell meaningful stories is incredibly inspiring. So when I had the opportunity to sign up for their 11-week Take Action Challenge, I didn’t hesitate. This course focuses on every aspect of every decision you make for…

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  • LoriMarch 25, 2013 - 7:02 am

    Wonderful! Thank you for this window into one girl’s hard work on the way to dancing.ReplyCancel