Dear Kids – Please Slow Down

I blinked, and all of a sudden, we’re wearing coats, the days are getting shorter – my kids are getting older. Miles had his first day of 3-year-old preschool at…

You May Want to Invite Me to Your Wedding

Even Steven and I attended a gorgeous wedding on the Chesapeake Bay nine years ago. It was a perfect fall evening. There was a live band. The bride and groom…

Maybe It Was the Hair…

When I was in high school, I thought the guys didn’t like me because they were intimidated. Frightened by my intelligence. In awe of my beauty. Looking back, perhaps the…

I’ll be Drinking Next Time…

I had my kids’ pictures taken professionally for the very first time last week. I know what you’re thinking – You didn’t take Miles to get his pictures taken every…

The Secret to a Long Marriage

Sometimes if I’m a little annoyed with Even Steven, I don’t bother to tell him. (Especially if I don’t have a valid reason to be annoyed.) Instead, I take a…

Blackmailing Simon

We try to take pictures of every child that we can use against them when they’re teenagers. The first of Simon’s blackmail pictures have been taken throughout the last week…