I’m a Mamma, not a Shoppa

It seems like just yesterday my daughter was learning how to hold her pencil. Now she is learning how to waltz, jitterbug, tango, two-step, and salsa. And not the kind with cilantro, either. Tomorrow I get to go to parent’s night to see her dance moves in person. The email invitation reminded parents that the club has a “no denim” policy.  I guess my holey jeans aren’t welcome. So today I went out in search of a dress.  I have a few dresses hanging way back in the cobwebbed regions of my closet, saved from the olden days when I actually … Continue reading I’m a Mamma, not a Shoppa

Lessons and Reflections

Top Ten Things I’ve Learned This Fall 10. Ask clients to remove their glasses. I secured my first major photo shoot — at Southfork Ranch, of all places — and learned all sorts of things about setting up soft boxes and staging a scene for portraits.  All went well — my husband and daughter attended with me and assisted in taking candid photographs. However, when I got home I realized that the birthday girl’s glasses had some sort of coating on them that reflected the soft box lights GREEN!  I stayed up past 2am editing out the alien eyes, and … Continue reading Lessons and Reflections

Thanksgiving Gratitude

Psalm 95:1-6 – O Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving; Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms. For the LORD is a great God, And a great King above all gods, In whose hand are the depths of the earth; The peaks of the mountains are His also. The sea is His, for it was He who made it; And His hands formed the dry land. Come, let us worship and bow down; Let us kneel before the LORD … Continue reading Thanksgiving Gratitude