I have learned that while working in Corporate America, when you find a kindred spirit, you hold on tight. I’ve made some wonderful friends as a result. They have helped me navigate the sometimes challenging waters. As a fellow working mom, with a daughter younger than my two kids, Amber and I had a lot to talk about at lunch time or on an afternoon mini-break. She kept me sane and we kept each other in check. We pushed each other to strive for more – in work and life.
After she had her second baby – Hunter – she made some courageous life changes that took her away from my workplace and city. I miss her terribly. (Thank goodness for Facebook – when she isn’t on strike.)
But I jumped ahead of myself. I’m creating this retro blog post as I build a belated website. This session happened in November 2012, and it’s September 2014 (don’t tell).
I’m pretty excited that this is the first session I am posting because it’s my favorite thing to shoot. People at their home, doing their thing. I really think there is something so special about telling that story. About making photographs that include stories in the background details.
Thank you for letting me photograph your new baby boy and for those afternoon walks where you talked me down from many a ledge and talked me into following my own courageous adventures. I love you, friend.