Posts tagged hamilton photographer
My Bread and Butter

My venture into the emotionally exhausting world of bread was occurring concurrently with a major turning point in my life. I was in a brawl. A brawl with my mind, my body, my past relationships, my hopes for the future, my goals and beliefs, my health care system and the red tape that surrounded my reality.

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The Season For Balance

"We were taught to work for the outcome we wanted - to push for that good grade, promotion or new job. We made lists, set goals and completed tasks. And hard work brought success…

Motherhood isn't like that… “

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Bird Brain

Maybe we have forgotten how to connect in real time and the avoidance is of a self-preserving manner. Don't look at me. Don't see me. Don’t greet me or ask me a question. Don’t ask me to engage with you in the here and now, for the pressure of performing and the expectation of responding in perfection is too much

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The (Edible) Skeletons In His Closet

I looked the biscotti he held as he dipped it into his latte, realizing I had arrived there after he had, and consequently had not been able to witness the exchange of money for goods. Was that even a legitimate biscotti baked in this café?

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A Table For One: Why Solo Dining Isn't Sad Dining

I wonder how much of this is self-inflicted and how much of it is due to circumstance. My age has me at a challenging stage: mid-thirties are a time when many are "settling down:"  buying homes, choosing partners and having children. So many children.

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Winners QUIT

You see the difference between winning and losing, reaching your goals vs floundering is the ability to determine what's working and what's not

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The Art of Making Mistakes

“Self compassion promotes creativity. Learn to forgive yourself of mistakes and failure and you will allow yourself to create and innovate”

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One Picture, A Thousand Words: Paris

I remember sitting and staring out the window for what seemed like forever. Eventually I lay down, exhausted from a day of travel and looked the other way, staring at a wall. 

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Eat, Venture Shoot: Cortona, Italy

If you like to eat food, specifically carbs, go to Italy. If you want to learn how to make said food, go to a small village called Cortona.

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Eat, Venture, Shoot: Paris

A friend of mine's 14 year old son is currently on a school exchange in Paris. Is it weird to be this jealous of a 14 year old? Cause I am. Completely jealous, dying a small death each day that I am not in Paris.

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Eat, Venture, Shoot: Tuscany

All roads lead to Tuscany....Ok, ok, yes I know it's "all roads lead to Rome", but really wouldn't you want to end up in Tuscany? Rolling hills, vast expanding vineyards and narrow winding streets lined on each side with towering walls? 

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