We did a thing! || Gallery Opeing

My buddy, Yvonne and I collaborated a gallery opening to honor our beloved friend, Alyssa.  Alyssa and her unborn daughter, Sutton were taken to early on a cold December morning in 2014. I struggled thru grief and heartache and inside that sadness, Mother & Daughter was created. With encouragement from each other and our loved ones,                          Yvonne and I did it!

You’re Pretty!

Thank you WHCC & Perfect Posters for your generous sponsorship. Thank you Q.arma Building for your encouragement and the experience. Thank you Wild Acorn for seeing a vision and contributing your woodworking talents. Thank you to everyone that participated in the creation of Mother & Daughter, without you my story would have never been told. And thank you to all that attended, we are so humbled by the kindness and feedback from you all!

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Immersion Mag | Seed

Editorial : Immersion Magazine

Band : Seed

Art Director/Photographer : Michaela Rae

Fall Inspiration

Nothing like a well made vision board to get you in the mood // Pew Pew

Thank you Pinterest for always having what I need // ❤

Just give me one more London day.

 

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It’s 6 years since I was in London.  I always get reminiscent about my time there around my birthday, I celebrated my 22nd year during my stay and I believe that will always be the year and the birthday that I will love the most.

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When I can’t sleep, I drift back to my tiny little room that I shared with two other people.  The sounds of taxis cruising by, horns honking at bicyclists and the daily commute of the locals.  We lived 3 floors above a Starbucks so the smell of coffee awoke me every morning.  I can still feel Regents Park under my feet, the soft grass between my toes and the instant peace that filled my soul when I entered the beautiful park.  I remember thinking all I wanted was to bring my family back someday and lay in that very spot.

 

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The night life was anything but boring and the pubs were loud and cheerful.  Football on the TV, rickety floor boards and english accents filled my head.  I learned more over wine in the Marylebone Tup, than I had in my prior 22 years.  Debate was encouraged and I never felt discouraged to have an opinion.  Topics of American politics, reality TV and comparisons of countries were always a good laugh.

 

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I realized that I have documented a lot of things in my life that just sit on my hard drive… this is the kick off to my diary of photographs. ❤