Monthly Archives: December 2011

Shed and Emerge: Farewell to 2011

I’ve been reflecting on 2011, hoping to find some common thread that ties the year together in a neat little bow. And there isn’t one. It wasn’t the kind of year that can be easily wrapped up. But it is most certainly the kind of year you learn and grow from… 2011 holds some of […]

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Devon and her daddy

This was one of my favorite sessions of 2011. Not because Shawn is an old friend and I was thrilled to meet his daughter (I was). Not because Devon is one of the cutest little girls ever (she is). Not because it was a gorgeous day in a gorgeous location (it was). What I loved […]

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The IRC in San Diego

As part of my participation in the 2011 Help-Portrait event at the City Heights Farmers’ Market, I had the opportunity to get to know some of the people of The IRC (The International Rescue Committee), an organization helping refugees set up new lives here in San Diego. From the IRC website: Each year, thousands of […]

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Health + Happiness

It’s that time of year again…fitness resolution time! I don’t know if it’s my dad’s cancer diagnosis or moving to a city that seems to revolve around physical activity, but I’m feeling a sense of urgency about getting healthy that I’ve never had before. The only thing that’s different about this and every other “new […]

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Risk vs Reward

The kindest word in all the world is the unkind word, unsaid. –author unknown This post could also be titled “The Danger of Putting Yourself Out There.” It’s a strange thing to live a somewhat public life. Sharing who I am and what I do online has upside (I wouldn’t do it if it didn’t), but […]

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