Earlier this year I wrote the first post about my word of the year. Read Be Brave. Work Hard. Don’t Give Up. This year… that word is TRUST. I have always struggled with this idea of “the unknown.” And the fact that I have been on pins and needles for the last year or so […]

The moment聽I picked up the phone that day and heard my sister, Kathy, on the other end I knew it wasn’t going to be good news. I heard her take a deep breath and after聽collecting her thoughts, she slowly asked me if I had heard what had happened to Anna. As every possibility was rushing […]

So you want to know聽the best pickup line? Get a good ‘ole Christian girl to agree to take you to church 馃槢 And from exactly 10 YEARS AGO TODAY…. here’s proof via the exact conversation I am so happy to have kept… thanks Facebook! A month later we started dating, a year after that we […]

Dear Cody, It was on this day聽8 years ago that I woke up to a torrential downpour, fearing for the worst that our wedding would be ruined. And I don’t mean a light rain – I mean like flash flood status, couldn’t-see-past-your-hand-if-you-held-it-out-in-front-of-you kind of rain.聽This storm wasn’t on the weather report leading up to our […]

Officially back to work from maternity leave and NOW BOOKING 2015 fall and winter portrait sessions (engagements, families, high school seniors, maternity, and business headshots) in Tucson, Arizona and 2016 weddings nationwide! Also, I will be in Kansas City from October 28th through November 22nd for portrait sessions! We have been blessed with a beautiful […]

OUR STORY: Once upon a time, this football player spotted a cheerleader during a community fair on the central lawn of their college campus in a small suburb of Kansas City. Cody wanted to go up and talk to her, but instead, being the shy and modest man he is, decided to message Tina on […]