Taxi Cabs, Dolphins, and Office Jobs

Most parents just want their kids to be happy, whether that means driving a garbage truck or curing cancer. And most children have high aspirations for their future careers and goals. While my little kindergarten friends were¬†presumably¬†telling their parents of their dreams to become firefighters, police officers, astronauts, and doctors, I had a different idea…

Flip A Coin

“When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you, but because in that brief moment when the coin is in the air, you suddenly know what you are hoping for.” The first time I heard this quote, I fell in love with it. As a…

I Think You Dropped Something

A few years ago on a warm summer night, I headed to a frozen yogurt shop in Tampa to do two of my favorite things: stuff my face with froyo and people watch. I’ve lived all the way from the Florida Keys to California and I must say, Floridians are some of the most interesting…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban

Tampa, Florida. It is a beautiful place to photograph, but is my least favorite place that I’ve lived. As you can tell from the pictures, it is very neat and pristine. I felt that a lot of the people there matched the surroundings, everyone was trying so hard to be flawless. After all, Tampa is…

The Marm Comes to Town

Last week my mom drove from Florida to North Carolina to help me knock out some wedding planning and to help my little sister move into a new apartment. Katy lives about 45 minutes from me so every day mom would bounce back and forth between our houses, helping both of us get our lives…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Close

Challenge: Close. It’s a feeling, it’s a proximity…it’s people, it’s a place, it’s objects. They’re close. I learned to keep my trigger finger always ready for action while working in the Florida Keys as a Bottlenose Dolphin Photographer. I loved being able to capture the beautiful gray creatures up close and personal. Here is my…