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Living 3,000 miles away from all of my family has never been easy… and when I haven’t seen most of my extended family in 5 years, I feel the difference in a big way. The opportunity to

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Congratulations, friends… we made it! But does anyone else feel like they need a t-shirt that says: “I survived 2016”? I’d be lying if I said I ended the year anything but tired. It was

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  Lucy makes being in front of a camera look like a dream even when it’s 40 degrees outside, but it’s not easy. So sometimes I like to tell people to close their eyes and to open

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As I write this, the wildfires that killed at least 40 people, burnt over 200,000 acres, destroyed 5,700 structures, and forced nearly 100,000 people to flee their homes in the past 8 days are still

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I’ve been listening to Heavy by Birdtalker on repeat since the beginning of December, and it just might be my anthem for the new year. It’s been a heavy year, has it not? I could

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When it rains, it pours… even in Northern California. If there was a straw that could have broken this photographer’s back, it might have been the phone call I received this evening from the keeper

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I was twelve years old when I was sexually assaulted in the back of a church van on the way home from a youth group ski trip. This is new information to the majority of

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“The world gives you that once in a while, a brief timeout. The boxing bell rings and you go to your corner where somebody dabs mercy on your beat up life.” – The Secret Life

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Dear January, Last year, you were the month I barely survived. I didn’t know to prepare to withstand your emptiness, and so I struggled. Badly. Like swimming through quicksand in a lead vest kind of

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Last night, I read a poem I wrote in high school about what I thought my life would look like ten years from then. It is exactly ten years later and none of it is

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Painting those words on this sign did not feel nearly as profound as reading them months later. 2015 was the year I never saw coming.   It was a secret passage of sorts. A gateway

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One year ago today, after a year and some change of being fully freelance, I said yes to a “real job”. One that meant getting up at 6am (let’s be real, I rarely made it out

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I am learning a lot about the lay of the freelance land these days. January has been cold and wet (hallelujah) and the space between “billable hours” has been quite unnerving. Several reliable sources have reported that these days don’t last

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For my birthday, I bought myself a couple plane tickets, a polaroid camera, some film packs, and took a week off of work. After spending that week in the air and on the road, I wish this

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