november 23. we drove back to birmingham in virtual silence, talking only briefly to answer one of the kids’ questions or to speak out loud what our hearts were praying. the question weighed heavily on my heart: were the photographs i was about to take of baby micah going to be the first of […]
we were driving to meet my parents for dinner when i saw her number come up on my phone. i answered, what’s up, friend? and we chatted like any other time, probably about the kids or school. she started sounding kind of sheepish, though, when the conversation turned to isaiah’s birth. i could tell she […]
rather than being filled with unbridled bliss, the weeks leading up to kathryn’s birth were marked by endless appointments, unanswered questions, and uncertainty. no one knew how sick she would be or how long she would have.
but the answer soon came. it was twelve.
twelve days of […]
it’s a place i know well. it’s the place where i’ve watched friend after friend bring children across the threshold from orphan to ours. and it holds a special place in my heart as i, too, walked that same hall last year toward a crowd of welcoming family and friends when we finally arrived home […]
it was 16 years ago. september of 1996, to be exact. she was a wide-eyed girl from small town georgia moved to birmingham for what she expected to be a piano performance degree from samford. he was the likeable guy from big town georgia who knew from day one that he would leave samford with […]
i thought it was going to go down in history as the session that never happened. shay asked me ages ago about doing photos with her family and we got something on the books long before i hit the insanity of wedding season.
then it rained. we rescheduled.
it rained again. we picked a […]
i’ve had the wonderful privilege of working with angelia through some work she asked me to do for brook hills and i learned quickly that she’s one of those magnetic people who’s simply impossible not to adore. well come to find out, her whole family is exactly as wonderful as she is, and after our […]