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Socks and Sandals

Where to start with this one? I guess we should begin with introductions. This is me and my dad. My dad has always reminded me of Elvis. Mexican Elvis. He’s cool. I’m the perp in this lineup. The obvious question is what’s the point of sandals AND socks? Blush. Also 20 year old self, what […]

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Crossroads

“You may not remember the time you let me go first. Or the time you dropped back to tell me it wasn’t that far to go. Or the time you waited at the crossroads for me to catch up. You may not remember any of those, but I do and this is what I have […]

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Just a Moment

“Life can only be understood backwards; but must be lived forwards.” -Soren Kierkegaard I love old black and white family photos. Like artifacts from a world I will never really be familiar with. Through the lens I can steal a backwards glance into that space in time to catch a moment with a loved one. […]

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Monkey Flower

Oliva 1st Birthday 2012 Photo credit: Renee Gaw of Evenfall Photography “People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” ― Iris Murdoch Sorting through old photos. Can’t believe how much you have grown little flower!  I love you, mama

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Besitos y Adios

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. -Rumi I dreamed of you on the day you left. You were wearing a fancy red dress with bright lipstick to match. A shiny black patent leather handbag dangled in the crook of your arm. Your hair in pin curls. So beautiful. Curiously I asked, […]

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