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A photographer’s guide to visiting England Last fall my husband, my parents, and I, a photographer, experienced the trip of a lifetime, 2 weeks in England, Scotland & Ireland! This trip, a photographer’s dream, was also my dream since childhood…  I have always loved Ireland, ever since I learned of our family’s Irish roots, and […]

Desmond picks Jill up and hugs her on graduation from Lee University

“I Love You…” As the weeks passed, Jill & Desmond spent time with friends, went to classes, and Jill attended many basketball games, cheering Desmond on! One night the two attended a friend’s softball game and as they headed back to the car, Jill made Desmond laugh and he said “Ugh, I love you!” Derryck […]

My darling grandparents just celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary! Can you even imagine, FIFTY-NINE years!? This photo was taken of them in August 1960, the night before their wedding. It has been in their house for years and it is one of my favorites. I told my grandparents that I would love to reproduce this […]

The Story of Us Chapter 5 Road Trip #1 Jill and Desmond continued to spend time together, even though she said they needed to wait to make things official. They continued to text, hang out and get to know each other better and one evening Desmond said, “My family reunion is this weekend in North […]

Friends posing at smokey bones restaurant

The Story of Us You gotta talk The night was October 15, 2007 The gathering at Smokey Bones BBQ in Chattanooga, Tennessee, was to celebrate a mutual friend’s birthday. Desmond was dating a friend of Jill’s at the time (yes, yes…) and this was the first time they would meet. During dinner Desmond was SO […]

From Netflix and Ozark to Alpharetta Last year I took a sabbatical from photography and worked on the Netflix show Ozark as a nanny. I took care of the sweetest baby girl and met wonderful people. I learned a lot about the business of show business from my dear employer, who worked as the shows […]

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My cousin Isaac is about to graduate high school and is looking forward to a gap year to work and hone his artistic skills before moving forward in his education. He only realized a few years ago that he had a talent for drawing and quickly began to practice, focusing much of his time on […]

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Yesterday I had the privilege of meeting Miss Mercy Porter, the daughter of one of my oldest friends, Sunshine. She is a darling and so tiny! Her mama had a crazy labor experience as she ended up giving birth in an ambulance on I-575! Mercy was certainly ready to arrive in a hurry and is […]

“Do not regret growing older, it is a privilege denied to many.” -Author Unknown Yesterday my precious grandfather, my PeePaw, turned 80 years old. Last Saturday we had a celebration of his life, which included many of his friends and family! It was a wonderful time and I am so very thankful to have had […]