My oldest daughter was born Dec. 22nd 1990, and I’ve been a stay-at-home mom since.
Along the way, I’ve photographed everything in my world, taught french and english, coached sports, designed and made jewelry, written volumes, designed and planted gardens, planned and cooked thousands of gourmet (and not so gourmet) meals, trained dogs, planned and led travels in foreign countries, managed finances, volunteered in many capacities, and learned countless skills. This blog is dedicated to women like me. I titled it “What do you do?” because almost nothing makes me stumble over my words, stall, and get tongue-tied, but this question will do it – particularly from someone who I don’t know personally.
I know many others whose creativity in avoiding the answer to that question alone makes them worthy of this dedication.
What I hope to do here is to share images from my world and reflections on it. In doing so, I hope to honor its richness. I have wanted to do a 365 photography project for a long time, and it occurred to me recently that the ultimate challenge would be to photograph my own life. Its so easy to think of it as boring and mundane, yet every day there are moments of beauty that go unnoticed, unheralded and unappreciated. I hope to capture some of those moments. I also plan on sharing my reflections here. I hope that you will share with me too.
This is my first attempt at a blog, expect to see changes to this page as I learn how to make it more interesting.