Garden Daze

Despite the midweek March snow we had in NC, the last fortnight had been packed with sparkling spring sunshine and photo shoots! Here are some of my favorites from the local gardens.

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Double Feast Day!

Blessed Feast of Saint Gertrude (patron saint of cats, and the nutters who love them!) and Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to you all! Since Ireland and cats happen to be two of my most favorite things in the world, here are a few favorite snaps of both!

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Talya!

Talya is, without a doubt, one of the most colorful people I know. I say this with some authority as we met working as art teachers together! Her style and her ease are contagious.

We took a gallivant about town, and I got to say: Talya seriously inspired me to up my pink game in fashion. Those sunglasses!

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Her pink heart sunglasses are just too perfect not to share on this Valentine’s Day.

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Pastor Lads!

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Graduation is just a few weeks away for these handsome fellas! I met all these guys around the time I started in Divinity School – Garrett in my spiritual formation group, Ross in a Spirituality Class where we’d become fast queer theology buds, and Brian first at my husband’s field education placement. I am so excited to see what ministry they will be doing – especially because all of them have such clear, compassionate ways of caring for their friends.

We were so thankful to the Church of the Advocate in Chapel Hill for allowing us to take a few headshots for these guys before they have their own parishes to run!

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Best part of the shoot? The church cat stopping by to say hello!

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(Admittedly, the focus is a bit off – I blame my uncontainable excitement over the cat!)

A Family Reunion!

Y’all remember Ashley and Josh’s sweet elopement in Duke Gardens? Well meet the rest of the family! Ashley asked if I’d be around Easter weekend (I was) because her whole family would be in town. Her mom’s dream, she said, was to take some portraits bearing t-shirts from their favorite restaurant.

Little did I know it would be the Salty Dog from Hilton Head, SC! (You may remember my mom is from Bluffton, SC, just over the bridge.) What a beautiful, interconnected world.

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It was so tender to see four generations together!

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To this beautiful family: thanks for letting me witness your love for each other and be a part of your family weekend!

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