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Horoscopes for Aries Season

Aries season begins with the Spring equinox (which is this Saturday, March 20). Spring is the time of growth and rebirth. The seeds that you have planted and tenderly cared for have begun to sprout, and all that hard work (that might have felt like a lost battle) are started to show off. You’ve tended […]

March 18, 2021

Astrology, Horoscopes

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Books I read and loved in 2020

I ready more in 2020 than I had in a really long time, and I read some really great books! A few things before we dive in: I try to keep a diverse bookshelf, because who needs to read another story by/about a wealthy straight white man, amirite? I recommend you do the same when […]

February 2, 2021

Personal, Reading

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Virtual Session: Stephanie

Stephanie was the very first friend I made on JMU’s campus freshman year. We sat next to each other in class.  She complimented my high top sneakers. We talked about our shared love for salsa dancing She invited me to lunch, and the rest is history! She brought a very shy me out of my […]

October 18, 2020

Branding, Client Sessions, Virtual Sessions

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Self portraits in the studio

I haven’t had a client in the studio since late February, which has been a big bummer. I absolutely adore the studio I’ve built.  It has gone through quite a few upgrades while I’ve been home throughout the pandemic, and I’m just itching to shoot here! This time of year is also my favorite time to […]

October 18, 2020

Personal, Self Portraits

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