Friday, January 15, 2016

eight months later

Guess who's been away for awhile? You may or may not have noticed, but it's been over eight months since I posted anything over here.

Lots of things happened in 2015. Lots of good things, lots of hard things. It was definitely a year of growth. And sometimes life is challenging enough to make it from day to day and you don't want to tell about it in words. I think I probably cried most in 2015 than I did any other year, but there was also much laughter. Through it all, I got stronger and through it all, He is good.

I quit my coffee making job at Harvest and went to go help a camp in New York start a coffee shop. Their coffee shop plan didn't go as expected and I ended up working in housekeeping. I learned a lot about waiting on the Lord; simply sitting in silence. I shot some of my first weddings in 2015. The people I got to work with were wonderful. I met Traci and Matt, who've become some of my best friends. I started dating Johnathan, the guy who was always there for me, wrote songs and read his Bible in the corner of Harvest every day after school. Then came over to talk about guitars with me because apparently he liked me. I certainly don't deserve a guy like him. I've watched and photographed those three (Matt, Traci, John) making great music and maybe will get to be apart of it soon. My family moved away and I moved away from my Shelbyville town and into this Louisville city. (Which I actually love.) I got to spend more time with Hannah, in person this time. Right now I get to chase my photography dream (still working away at Kendra Lynne Photography and enrolled in NYIP's wedding photo course) and work odd jobs here and there. That's just bits of what's happened.

Life is full of twists and pulls; of scary leaps of faith and long nights of waiting. I'm learning to breathe more and laugh harder, to stop thinking about everything and live this one life we are given.

photos from a recent trip to Knoxville. it was cold and dreary but laughs with old friends made it better. 


  1. Hi there! Glad to see you back. :)

  2. It's nice to hear from you again!! Thanks for taking the time to write a tiny. I always love your photos.

  3. First of all, I want to say that your photos are beautiful! Thank you for aesthetic pleasure! I love the geometry in the photo, there is so much sophistication and openness. Secondly, thank you for your blog. I read it a long time and watch your life :) I was inspired to promote android app today because of your blog! You're doing great, you're not afraid to change and change. Good luck to you!


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