Monthly Archives: May 2012

One More Week

First things first:  I FINISHED MY LAST CLASS TODAY!!!!!   The actual degree should arrive in a couple of months!  I seriously shed a few tears today, it’s been a long time coming. . . I titled this post, “one more week” because I officially have one more week  before the kids are out of school and […]


Tomorrow I finish my photography class and I will be done with school.  Like for good (at least that’s what I’m saying today :-)) and I will officially be unemployed (by choice).  I have been going through the motions this past month and feeling fearful about my decisions.  But today,  in this moment, I feel […]


Today has been crazy and it’s only halfway over!  I feel like a Marine, you know, we do more before 6am than most people do all day…or at least I think that’s the Marine’s. . . Anyway, I had to wake up at 4:30AM(!) to drive down to the lake and arrive by the ass […]

Eye on photography

I am currently taking a photography class and I’ve learned a lot about aperture settings and depth of field and shutter speed but not until this weekend did I learn much about my camera!  I’m currently shooting with a Canon Rebel T3i.  I am like a total photography virgin.  I’ve been playing around with Photoshop […]

Starting Over

Starting over is not only appropriate for this- my umpteenth attempt at blogging -but it also applies to where I am at this stage in my life.  It seems every decade or so (damn, did I just age myself) I spend a certain amount of time in a particular industry or doing a particular job.  […]