Sunrise Hike // McAfee Knob, VA

I’m 25, and I’ll admit it - I’m still afraid of the dark. Especially hiking in the dark. There’s something that makes me uneasy about how the woods are so big, and yet full of endless hiding places for creatures. But despite these fears, I knew I wanted to hike to McAfee Knob to see the sunrise because…

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Portland Engagement Session

I couldn't wait to meet with James and Sabina at Portland's Eastern Promenade for their engagement photo session. To say I was excited is an understatement! It may have had something to do with the fact that…

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Roanoke Mountain Engagement Session

Andrea and Will are a wonderful balance of sweet and silly. During their engagement session, I floated in and out of their banter. One moment I would be laughing and joking along with them, and the next I'd be observing their love in quiet awe.

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Ashton and Isabel: Graduation Portraits

It's not a graduation portrait session without caps, gowns, and of course - confetti. 

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Floyd

We ditched our electronics and wandered an hour south of Roanoke where cell service is scant and warm welcomes abound.

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Lamb Tails and Cheddar

As the parking lot gravel crunched under the weight of my tires, my eyes swept over the tidy landscape of Frith Farm. Nestled in a woodsy corner of Scarborough, ME, the farm sits on the the edge of the forest. I stepped out of the car and took in the view of greenhouses, rows upon rows of flowers and vegetables, a henhouse and pasture, and a barn filled with harvested goods ready for CSA members. As much as I longed in that moment to gather some fresh goods for dinner, I was not there to pick vegetables - I was there to pick the brain of an old friend....

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An Ode to Incredible Coworkers

A lot of quitting stories that stick out in my mind tend to end in some sort of epically victorious walkout. You've probably heard the like: the ex-employee is relieved to be free of the company that has held them in chains for so long. Last month (June 2017) I quit my job as a Product Manager at Paytronix Systems, Inc, and relief is not how I would describe my feelings.

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