Category Archives: my life

My heart is full. After many hours of hard work and preparation, along with much love and support, my son Benjamin is ready to become a Bar Mitzvah.  We are counting the minutes until his big day. Years ago, I had a theory that planning a Bar Mitzvah provided a welcome distraction for parents facing the reality […]

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While planning a vacation, there is a parallel track running in my mind of all the shots I want to capture – local food, colorful outdoor markets, bustling streets and serene countrysides.  Here’s what’s never in those images I’m mentally composing: me! I was content knowing I was the one who lovingly shot, edited, shared […]

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I’ll admit it: I love amusement parks. I grew up going to Rye Playland, home of the 87-year-old Dragon Coaster, and I guess listening to the recurring clackety-clack of the ride’s ascent, and terrified screams on its way down, left their mark.  Give me some cotton candy and a Whack-a-Mole game, and I’m a happy […]

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Can we all just agree we’re out of superlatives for Hamilton? They’re all well deserved, by the way.  Every. Single. One.  Inadequate, even.  Don’t judge me because I saw Hamilton twice last year, and will go back later this year (also twice).  There are at least a million reasons for this, but two big – actually, […]

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This project originated from a new year’s resolution: to read more, cook more, and look for more beauty in the everyday to shoot.  As I was reading a novel that took place in Africa, with gorgeous and vivid descriptions of local food, I thought I’d cook one of those dishes and photograph it with the […]

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