Best Friends and Blueberries

I document to preserve memories. I document because photos are a lifeline to our past. I document because family traditions are important. I document so we remember the little moments just as much as we remember the big ones. I’ve been joining families at Blueberry Ridge Farm for three years now. I’ve seen families start…

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Nana’s House

There’s research that tells us that spending time with grandparents is good for both the grandparents and their descendants. Studies say that grandparents who babysit live longer and it encourages a learning of family history in their grandchildren. Documenting the bond between grandparents and their grandchildren has always been important to me. I love observing…

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An Ode to Childhood Summers

I’ve tried, for hours, to articulate my feelings toward motherhood and growing up and documenting little moments for Artifact Motherhood this week, but I cannot seem to put my thoughts into words that will reach another parent’s heart in a way that hasn’t already been said or written about or sang about. My heart is…

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Backyard Nuptial

Ten years. That’s how long Hayley and Brock have been together. In fact, it was ten years ago, to the day, that they made the decision to be together, and they haven’t looked back. Since 2009 they’ve graduated college together, went to med school together, moved to Chicago together, and then moved to two different…

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